Visit our Business Solutions website >>

HP Workstation Z230

HP Workstation Z230
alaScore 87

6 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analysed 2 expert reviews and 4 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 80/100 and users rate it 100/100. The average review date is 19-09-2014. We have compared these reviews to 321449 reviews from other Desktop Computers. The alaScore™ for this product is 87/100 = Very good. Last update: 14-12-2018.

Review analysis

(Based on 6 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 6 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews

Disclaimer:

Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 6 of 6 Show Reviews: in English

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Workstation Z230

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of HP Workstation Z230 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the price.

price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Commercial Specialty F1M02UT#ABA Z230 i7 4790 1TB 8GB (F1M02UT#ABA)HP Commercial Specialty F1M02UT#ABA Z230 i7 4790 1TB 8GB (F1M02UT#ABA)

Dec, 2018

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Brian Westover (pcmag.com)

HP Z230 SFF Workstation

 

The HP Z230 SFF Workstation is perfect for the business user who wants a powerful, professional-grade system in a manageable form-factor.

Potent Intel Xeon E3-1245 v3 processor. Nvidia Quadro K600 graphics. Supports multiple monitors. Easy-open side panel makes maintenance and repair easy. Compact small-form-factor design. Three-year warranty.

Only one open drive bay. Smaller size means less room for expansion.

The HP Z230 SFF Workstation delivers everything it promises, like potent performance, reliability to keep you up and running, and a compact design that won't dwarf you in your office. Engineers and animators might want something with better graphics,...

Sep, 2013

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (pcworld.idg.com.au)

HP Z230 Workstation PC

 

HP's Z230 offers plenty of configuration options to suit professional applications and workloads

Sturdy build ; Mostly tool-less chassis ; Powerful configuration

Could use a memory card reader as standard ; No digital audio output

Pricing: from $1799.

Jan, 2014

Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified: / No / Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver

Design

Chassis Type: / Desktop / Micro Tower / Mini Tower / SFF / Tower
Colour of product:Black
Number of 2.5" Bays:1
Number of 3.5" Bays:1 / 2 / 3
Number of 5.25" Bays:1 / 2
Placement supported:Vertical
Water cooling system:N / No

Expansion slots

PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots:1 / 2
PCI Express x1 slots:1 / 2
PCI Express x16 (Gen 2.x) slots:1
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1
PCI Express x4 (Gen 2.x) slots:1
PCI Express x4 (Gen 3.x) slots:1
PCI Express x4 slots:1
PCI slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1 / 1024 / 2 / 2048 / 4
Discrete graphics adapter model: / AMD FirePro V3900 / No / Not available / NVIDIA Quadro 600 / NVIDIA Quadro K1200 / NVIDIA Quadro K2000 / NVIDIA Quadro K420 / NVIDIA Quadro K600 / NVIDIA Quadro K620
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.024 / 1.7 / 1.74 / 2
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
Number of execution units:20
On-board graphics adapter:N / Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1 / 11.2 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1150 / 1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x412 / 0x41E
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (VGA):1920 x 1200
On-board graphics adapter memory:1
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4400 / Intel HD Graphics 4600 / Intel HD Graphics P4600 / Intel® HD Graphics 4600 / No / None / Not available
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.0 / 4.3
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DVI, HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Memory

ECC:Y / Yes
Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 8 / 4 x 4
Memory slots: / 4x DIMM
Non-ECC:Y / Yes

Networking

Bluetooth:N / No
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wi-Fi:N / No

Optical Drive

BD interface type:SATA
LightScribe:No / Yes
Optical Drive Type: / DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Other features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Display brightness:250
Display diagonal:58.4
Display included:N / No / Yes
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Drivers included:Y
Full HD: Yes
Keyboard Included:N / Y
Keyboard supplied:No / Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Mouse included:N / No / Y / Yes
Viewing angle, horizontal:170
Viewing angle, vertical:160

Performance

Audio chip:Realtek ALC221
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:HD / HDA / High Definition Audio / Realtek ALC221 HD
Motherboard chipset: / Intel C226
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD
Product Type:Workstation

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack:No / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1 / 2 / 3
DVI port:N / No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:2
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in:Y / Yes
Line-out:Y / Yes
Microphone in:Y / Yes
Parallel ports quantity:1
PS/2 ports quantity:2
S/PDIF out port: No
Serial ports quantity:1
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:5
USB 2.0 ports quantity:5 / 6 / 9
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3 / 4 / 5
USB 3.0 ports quantity:4

Power

Power consumption (typical):280
Power Supply:240 / 280 / 320 / 400
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Processor

Bus type:DMI / DMI2 / QPI
Conflict Free processor:N / No / Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No / Y / Yes
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600 / 1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V / DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.5
Number of Processors Installed:1
Number of QPI links:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 1x8, 2x4, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4 / 1x8+2x4, 1x16, 2x8 / 1x8, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0 / Up to 3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.6 / 3.7 / 3.8 / 3.9 / 4
Processor cache:3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family: / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-4xxx / Intel Core i5-4xxx / Intel Core i7-4xxx / Intel Xeon E3 v3 / Intel® Xeon® / Intel® Xeon® E3 V3 Family
Processor frequency:3.2 / 3.3 / 3.4 / 3.5 / 3.6
Processor lithography:-, 22 / 22
Processor Model: / E3-1225V3 / E3-1226V3 / E3-1230V3 / E3-1231V3 / E3-1240V3 / E3-1241V3 / E3-1245V3 / E3-1246V3 / E3-1270V3 / I3-4130 / I3-4160 / I3-4330 / I5-4570 / I5-4590 / I5-4670 / I7-4770 / I7-4790
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-4100 Desktop series / Intel Core i3-4300 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-4500 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-4600 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-4700 Desktop series / Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3
Processor Socket:LGA 1150 (Socket H3) / Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:C0
System bus rate:5
Tcase:66.4 / 66.8 / 72 / 72.72
Thermal Design Power (TDP):54 / 65, 54 / 80 / 84

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics:No / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel I/O Acceleration Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA):No / Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):No / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):No / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):No / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Y / Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:75043 / 75047 / 75054 / 75055 / 75056 / 75122 / 75461 / 75462 / 77480 / 77488 / 77769 / 80806 / 80815 / 80909 / 80910 / 80916 / 80917 / E3-1225V3 / E3-1245~v3
Processor code:SR149 / SR14D / SR14E / SR14T / SR14U / SR151 / SR152 / SR1PK / SR1QF / SR1QJ
Processor package size:37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0 / AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2013C / PCG 2013D

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed: / FreeDOS / Windows 7 Professional
Optional operating system supplied:Windows 8 Pro
Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1 Pro

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Y / Yes
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:10000 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1 / 2
Number of storage drives supported:2
RAID Levels:0, 1
RAID support:Y / Yes
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:PCI Express / SATA / Serial ATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:PCI Express
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 1256 / 2000 / 256 / 500 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:37.8 / 38.4 / 384 / 44 / 44.2 / 442 / 442.5
Height :10 / 100 / 39.9 / 399 / 399.3 / 40
Weight:7.2 / 8.8 / 9
Width:17 / 170 / 170.4 / 33.7 / 337