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HP Z230 Smal Form Factor Workstation Product Specifications

Product description

Affordable performance and flexibility, re-defined.HP Z230 delivers next-generation processor and graphics technologies in a redesigned.

Product features

Feature
Description
Color
Jack black
Processors
  • Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 v3 family (Z230)
  • 4th generation Intel Core™ processor family
  • Dual Core Intel Pentium Processors (Z230)
Expansion slots
  • 1 PCIe Gen3 x16 slot
  • 1 PCIe Gen2 x4 slot /x16 connector
  • 1 PCIe Gen2 x1 slot/x4 connector
  • 1 PCIe Gen2 x1 slot
Expansion bays
  • 1 external half height 5.25" bay
  • 1 shared internal/external 3.5" bay.
  • 1 internal 3.5" bay
  • 1 internal 2.5" bay
Front I/O
2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, 1 Headphone, and 1 Microphone.
Internal I/O
1 USB 3.0 and 3 USB 2.0 ports available as 2 separate 2 x 10 (3.0 x1, 2.0 x1) and 2 x 5 (2.0 x2) header: supports one HP Internal USB 2.0 Port Kit and one USB 3.0 Media card reader.
Rear I/O
3 Displayport (DP 1.2) outputs from Intel HD graphics (available on specific processors only); 2 USB 3.0 ports, 4 USB 2.0 ports, 2 serial ports (1 standard, 1 optional), 1 parallel port (optional), 2 PS/2, RJ-45 (LoM), 1 audio Line-in, and 1 audio Line-out; 2 IEEE 1394b ports (optional).
Interfaces supported
14-in-1 Media Card Reader (optional)
Power supply
240 watts wide-ranging, active Power Factor Correction, 92% Efficient
Chipset
Intel C226 chipset
Memory
4 DIMM slots, supporting up to 32GB ECC/non-ECC, DDR3 1600 MHz

Graphics specifications

Specification
Description
NVIDIA NVS 310 512MB Graphics
Form Factor
2.713 inches in height × 6.150 inches in length
Graphics Controller
NVIDIA NVS 310
Bus Type
PCI Express x16, 2.0 compliant
Memory
  • Size: 512MB DDR3
  • Clock: 875Mhz
  • Memory Bandwidth: 14GB/s
Connectors
2 x DisplayPort 1.2
Maximum Resolution
Up to 2560 x 1600 (digital display) per display.
Image Quality Features
The following video formats are supported:
  • MPEG2
  • MPEG4 Part 2 Advanced Simple Profile
  • H.264 SVC codec support
  • Support for 3D Blu Ray
  • VC1
  • DivX version 3.11 and later
  • MVC
Display Output
DisplayPort output:
  • Drives two DisplayPort enabled digital display at resolutions up to 2560 × 1600 at 60 Hz with reduced blanking, when connected natively using the 2 DisplayPort connectors on the NVS 310 graphics card
  • Supports 2 monitors up to resolution of 1920 × 1200 at 60 Hz with reduced blanking using DisplayPort 1.2 multi stream topology technology.
DVI-D output:
  • Drives two digital display at resolutions up to 1920 × 1200 at 60 Hz with reduced blanking using DisplayPort to DVI-D single-link cable adaptors
  • Drives two digital display at resolutions up to 2560× 1600 at 60 Hz with reduced blanking using DisplayPort to DVI-D dual-link cable adaptors
HDMI output:
  • NVS 310 is capable of driving two high definition (HD) panels up to resolutions of 1920 × 1080P at 60 Hz using DisplayPort to HDMI cable adaptors
VGA display output:
  • Drives two analog display at resolutions up to 1920 × 1200 at 60 Hz using DisplayPort to VGA cable adaptors
NVIDIA NVS 315 1GB Graphics (for HP Workstations)
Form Factor
2.713 inches in height × 5.7 inches in length
Graphics Controller
  • NVIDIA NVS 315 (using GF119-825 GPU)
  • Number of Cores: 48 CUDA cores
  • Max. Power: 19.3W
  • Cooling Solution: Active fan heatsink
Bus Type
PCI Express x16, 2.0 compliant
Memory
  • Size: 1GB DDR3
  • Clock: 875Mhz
  • Memory Bandwidth: 14GB/s
Connectors
DMS-59 output
Maximum Resolution
  • DMS-59 to VGA: 2048 x 1536 @ 85Hz
  • DMS-59 to DVI: 1980 x 1200 @ 60Hz
  • DMS-59 to DP: 2560 x 1600 @ 60Hz
Image Quality Features
  • MPEG2
  • MPEG4 Part 2 Advanced Simple Profile
  • H.264 SVC codec support
  • Support for 3D Blu Ray
  • VC1
  • DivX version 3.11 or later
Display Output
Up to 2 displays in the following configurations:
DisplayPort output:
  • Drives two DisplayPort enabled digital displays at resolutions up to 2560 × 1600 at 60 Hz with reduced blanking, when connected via the DMS-59 to DP adapter.
DVI-D output:
  • Drives two digital display at resolutions up to 1920 × 1200 at 60 Hz with reduced blanking using DMS-59 to DVI-D single-link cable adaptor
VGA display output:
  • Drives two analog display at resolutions up to 2048 × 1536 at 85 Hz using DMS-59 to VGA cable adaptor.
Shading Architecture
Shader Model 5.0
Supported Graphics APIs
DX11, OpenGL 4.3
Available Graphics Drivers
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit and 32-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (64-bit and 32-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 (64-bit and 32-bit)
NVIDIA NVS 510 2GB
Form Factor
Low Profile, 2.713 inches × 6.3 inches, single slot
Graphics Controller
  • NVS 510 GPU
  • Core Clock: 797 Mhz
  • Memory Clock: 891 Mhz
  • CUDA Cores: 192
Bus Type
PCI Express x16, Generation 2.0
Memory
2GB DDR3
Connectors
  • Four mini-DisplayPort
  • Four mini-DisplayPort to DisplayPort adapters included. (DisplayPort to DVI-D, DisplayPort to VGA, DisplayPort to HDMI, and DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI adapters available as separate accessories.
Maximum Resolution
Mini-DisplayPort connectors support ultra-high-resolution panels (up to 3840 x 2160 @ 60Hz)
Image Quality Features
10-bit internal display processing, including hardware support for 10-bit scan out
Display Output
DisplayPort with Multi-Stream Technology (MST) and High Bit Rate 2 (HBR2) support.
Digital Display Support.
DisplayPort Output:
  • Drives four DisplayPort enabled digital display at resolutions up to 3840 × 2160 at 60 Hz with reduced blanking, when connected natively using the 4 DisplayPort connectors on the NVS 510 graphics card.
  • DisplayPort Multi-Stream Topology (MST) Technology: Supports various combinations of display resolutions and number of displays when using DisplayPort multi stream topology technology - up to a maximum of 4 monitors at a resolution of 1920 × 1200 at 60 Hz with reduced blanking.
DVI-D Output
  • Drives four digital displays at resolutions up to 1920 × 1200 at 60 Hz with reduced blanking using DisplayPort to DVI-D single-link cable adaptors.
  • Drives four digital displays at resolutions up to 2560× 1600 at 60 Hz with reduced blanking using DisplayPort to DVI-D dual-link cable adaptors.
HDMI Output
  • The NVS 510 graphics board is capable of driving four high definition (HD) panels up to resolutions of 1920 × 1080P at 60 Hz using DisplayPort to HDMI cable adaptors.
VGA display output
  • Drives four analog displays at resolutions up to 1920 × 1200 at 60 Hz using DisplayPort to VGA cable adaptors.
Supported Graphics APIs
  • Full Microsoft DirectX 11, Shader Model 5.0 support
  • Full OpenGL 4.3 support
Available Graphics Drivers
  • Genuine Windows 7 Professional (64-bit and 32-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (64-bit and 32-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL) 6 Desktop/Workstation
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 (64-bit and 32-bit)
Power Consumption
33.4 Watts
AMD FirePro V3900 1GB Graphics
Form Factor
Full height, half length (full-height bracket included)
Graphics Controller
AMD FirePro™ V3900 professional graphics
Bus Type
PCI Express® x16, Generation 2.1
Memory
1GB DDR3 memory
Maximum Resolution
2560x1600 per display (5120x1600 max. horizontal resolution)
Display Output
  • 1 DisplayPort® 1.2
  • 1 Dual-link DVI
Shading Architecture
Shader Model 5.0
Supported Graphics APIs
OpenCL™ 1.1, DirectX® 11 and OpenGL 4.2
Available Graphics Drivers
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Professional (64-bit and 32-bit)
  • Genuine Windows Vista® Business (64-bit and 32-bit)
  • Microsoft® Windows XP® Professional (64-bit and 32-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 (64-bit and 32-bit)
Power Consumption
Less than 50W
NVIDIA Quadro 410 512MB Graphics
Form Factor
2.713 inches × 5.7 inches, single slot
Graphics Controller
NVIDIA Quadro 410
Bus Type
PCI Express x16, 3.0 compliant
Connectors
  • One dual-link DVI-I connector
  • One DisplayPort connector
Maximum Resolution
Up to 2560 x 1600 (digital display) per display.
RAMDAC
400 MHz integrated RAMDAC
Display Output
  • Maximum resolution over DisplayPort: 2560 × 1600 × 32 bpp at 60 Hz (reduced blanking)
  • Maximum resolution over DVI port: 2560 × 1600 × 32 bpp at 60 Hz (reduced blanking)
  • Maximum resolution over VGA (through DVI to VGA cable): 2048 × 1536 × 32 bpp at 85 Hz
Shading Architecture
Shader Model 5.0
Supported Graphics APIs
DX11, OpenGL 4.2
Available Graphics Drivers
  • Genuine Windows 7 Professional (64-bit and 32-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (64-bit and 32-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 (64-bit and 32-bit)
NVIDIA Quadro K600 1GB Graphics
Form Factor
2.731" H x 6.3" L
Graphics Controller
  • NVIDIA Quadro K600 Graphics Card
  • Kepler GK107 GPU
  • 192 CUDA cores
  • Max Power: 41 Watts
Bus Type
PCI Express 2.0 x16
Memory
  • 1 GB GDDR3, 891 Mhz
  • 128-bit memory I/O path
  • 29 GB/s memory bandwidth
Connectors
  • 1 DL-DVI(I) output, 1 DisplayPort output
  • CTO: No video cable adapter included
  • AMO: One DP-to-DVI adapter included with card
Display Output
VGA:
  • Requires use of DVI-to-VGA and/or DP-to-VGA video cable adapters
  • 400 Mhz integrated RAMDAC
  • Max resolution: 2048 x 1536 x 32 bpp @ 85 Hz
DL-DVI(I):
  • Max resolution: 2560 x 1600 x 32 bpp @ 60 Hz
SL-DVI(I):
  • Max resolution: 1920 x 1200 x 32 bpp @ 60 Hz
DisplayPort:
  • Supports HBR2 and MST
  • Max resolution: 3840 x 2160 x 30 bpp @ 60 Hz (only one monitor can be connected to the Quadro K600 DisplayPort connector at this resolution)
  • Max number of daisy-chained monitors: 2
Shading Architecture
Full Microsoft DirectX 11 Shader Model 5.0
Supported Graphics APIs
Supported Graphics APIs
  • OpenGL 4.3
  • DirectX 11
  • API support includes
  • CUDA C, CUDA C++, DirectCompute 5.0, OpenCL, Java, Python, and Fortran
Available Graphics Drivers
  • Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
  • Windows 8 (China) 64-bit
  • Genuine Windows 7 Professional (64-bit and 32-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 Desktop/Workstation (64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL) 6 Desktop/Workstation
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 (64-bit)

Hard disk drive (HDD) specifications

Specification
Description
250GB SATA 10K rpm SFF HDD
Capacity
250GB
Height
0.6 in; 1.53 cm
Width
Media Diameter: 2.5 in; 6.36 cm
Physical Size: 2.75 in; 6.99 cm
Interface
Serial ATA (6Gb/s)
Synchronous Transfer
Up to 600MB/s
Buffer
64MB
Cache
Adaptive
Rotational Speed
10K rpm
Operating Temperature
5° to 55° C (41° to 131° F)
500GB SATA 10K rpm SFF HDD
Capacity
500GB
Height
0.6 in; 1.53 cm
Width
Media Diameter: 2.5 in; 6.36 cm
Physical Size: 2.75 in; 6.99 cm
Interface
Serial ATA (6Gb/s)
Synchronous Transfer
Up to 600MB/s
Buffer
64MB
Cache
Adaptive
Rotational Speed
10K rpm
Operating Temperature
5° to 55° C (41° to 131° F)
1TB SATA 10K rpm SFF HDD
Capacity
1TB
Height
0.6 in; 1.53 cm
Interface
Serial ATA (6Gb/s)
Synchronous Transfer Rate (Maximum)
Up to 600MB/s
Buffer
64MB
Cache
Adaptive
Rotational Speed
10K rpm
Operating Temperature
5° to 55° C (41° to 131°F)
500GB SATA 7200 rpm 6Gb/s 3.5" HDD
Capacity
500GB
Height
1 in; 2.54 cm
Interface
Serial ATA (6.0Gb/s), NCQ enabled
Synchronous Transfer
Up to 600MB/s
Buffer
16MB
Rotational Speed
7,200 rpm
Logical Blocks
976,773,168
Operating Temperature
5° to 55° C (41° to 131° F)
1TB SATA 7200 rpm 6Gb/s 3.5" HDD
Capacity
1 Terabyte (1000 GB)
Height
1 in; 2.54 cm
Interface
Serial ATA (6.0Gb/s), NCQ enabled
Synchronous Transfer
Up to 600 MB/s
Buffer
32MB
Rotational Speed
7,200 rpm
Logical Blocks
1,953,525,168
Operating Temperature
5° to 55° C (41° to 131° F)
2.0TB SATA 7200 rpm 6Gb/s 3.5" HDD
Capacity
2TB
Height
1 in; 2.54 cm
Interface
Serial ATA (6.0 Gb/s), NCQ Enabled
Synchronous Transfer
Up to 600MB/s
Buffer
64MB
Rotational Speed
7,200 rpm
Logical Blocks
3,907,029,168
Operating Temperature
° to 55° C (41° to 131° F)
3.0TB SATA 7200 rpm 6Gb/s 3.5" HDD
Capacity
3.0TB
Height
1 in; 2.54 cm
Interface
Serial ATA (6.0Gb/s), NCQ enabled
Synchronous Transfer Rate (Maximum)
Up to 6.0 Gb/s
Buffer
64MB
Rotational Speed
7200 rpm
Operating Temperature
5° to 60° C (41° to 140° F)
500GB SATA 7.2K SED SFF HDD
Capacity
500GB
Height
0.275 in; 0.7 cm
Interface
Serial ATA (6Gb/s)
Synchronous Transfer
Up to 600MB/s
Buffer
32MB
Rotational Speed
7,200 rpm
Operating Temperature
0° to 60° C (32° to 140° F)
HP Solid State Drives (SSDs) for Workstations
HP 128GB SATA 6Gb/s SSD
Capacity
128GB
Height
0.28 in; 0.7 cm
Width
2.5 in; 6.36 cm
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s
Synchronous Transfer Rate (Maximum)
Up to 500MB/s (Sequential Read)
Operating Temperature
0° to 70° C (32° to 158° F)
HP 256GB SATA 6Gb/s SSD
Capacity
256GB
Height
0.28 in; 0.7 cm
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s
Synchronous Transfer Rate (Maximum)
Up to 500MB/s (Sequential Read)
Operating Temperature
0° to 70° C (32° to 158° F)
HP 256GB SATA 6Gb/s SED SSD
Capacity
256GB
Height
0.28 in; 0.7 cm
Width
2.5 in; 6.36 cm
Interface
6Gb/s SATA
Synchronous Transfer Rate (Maximum)
Up to 500MB/s
Operating Temperature
0° to 70° C (32° to 158° F )

Multimedia and Audio Devices

Specification
Description
HP Thin USB Powered Speakers
Frequency Response
FO to 20kHz
Dimensions
Speakers: 5.72 x 3.74 x 0.96 in ( 14.52 x 9.50 x 2.45 cm) per speaker)

Optical drive specifications

DVD-ROM Drive
Specification
Description
HP DVD-ROM Drive
Description
5.25-inch, half-height, tray-load
Mounting Orientation
Either horizontal or vertical
Interface Type
SATA/ATAPI
Dimensions
5.9 x 1.7 x 8.0 in (15.0 x 4.4 x 20.3 cm)
Disc Capacity
DVD-ROM: Single layer: Up to 4.7 GB Double layer: Up to 8.5GB
Access Times
  • DVD-ROM Single Layer: Less than 140 ms (typical)
  • CD-ROM Mode 1: Less than 125 ms (typical)
  • Full Stroke DVD: Less than 250 ms (seek)
  • Full Stroke CD: Less than 210 ms (seek)
Power
SATA DC power receptacle
Operating Environmental
5° to 50° C (41° to 122° F)
HP DVD+/-RW Drive
Description
5.25-inch, half-height, tray-load
Mounting Orientation
Either horizontal or vertical
Interface Type
SATA/ATAPI
Dimensions (WxHxD)
5.9 x 1.7 x 8.0 in (15.0 x 4.4 x 20.3 cm)
Disc Formats
  • DVD-RAM
  • DVD+R
  • DVD+RW
  • DVD+R DL
  • DVD-R DL
  • DVD-R
  • DVD-RW
  • CD-R
  • CD-RW
Disc Capacity
DVD-ROM: 8.5 GB DL or 4.7 GB standard
Full Stroke DVD: Less than 250 ms (seek)
Full Stroke CD: Less than 210 ms (seek)
Maximum Data Transfer Rates
CD ROM Read: CD-ROM, CD-R Up to 40X CD-RW Up to 32X
Power
SATA DC power receptacle
Temperature
5° to 50° C (41° to 122° F)
HP Blu-Ray Writer
Description
5.25-inch, half-height, tray-load
Mounting Orientation
Either horizontal or vertical
Interface Type
SATA
Dimensions (WxHxD)
5.9 x 1.7 x 8.0 in (15.0 x 4.4 x 20.3 cm)
Disc Formats
  • BD-ROM
  • BD-R
  • BD-RE
  • DVD-RAM
  • DVD+R
  • DVD+RW
  • DVD+R DL
  • DVD-R DL
  • DVD-R
  • DVD-RW
  • CD-R
  • CD-RW
Power
SATA DC power receptacle
Temperature
5° to 50° C (41° to 122° F)

Controller Cards

Specification
Description
HP IEEE 1394b FireWire PCIe Card
Data Transfer Rate
Supports up to 800 Mbps
Devices Supported
IEEE-1394 compliant devices
Bus Type
PCIe card full height PCIe slots
Ports
Two IEEE-1394b bilingual 9-Pin Connector (Rear)
Internal Connectors
One 10-Pin header Custom Connector
System Requirements
Windows 7 Professional 32-bit and 64-bit, Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, Windows XP Home, Windows Vista, SLED 11 and RHEL 6. Intel Pentium® G series or higher processor, 128-MB RAM, 1-GB Hard Drive, CD-ROM drive, built in sound system, Available PCIe slot.
Temperature – Operating
10° to 55° C (50° to 131° F)
Temperature – Storage
–30° to 60° C (–22° to 140° F)
Relative Humidity – Operating
20% to 80%
Compliances
FCC Part 15B, cULus 60950, CE Mark EN55022B(1995)/EN55024-1998 STD, Taiwan BSMI CNS13438, Korea MIC
Operating Systems Supported
Windows 7 Professional 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows Vista® Business 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows® XP Professional, XP Professional 64-bit, RHEL 6 and SLED 11.

Physical specifications

Feature
Description
Chassis Dimensions
  • Standard desktop orientation: 3.95 x 13.3 x 15.1 in (100 x 337 x 384 mm).
  • Optional SFF Tower orientation 13.3 x 3.95 x 15.1 in (337 x 100 x 384 mm).
Max Supported Weight (desktop orientation)
35 kg (77 lb)
Temperature
Operating: 5° to 35°C (40° to 95°F)
Non-operating: -40° to 60°C ( -40° to 140°F)

Software/OS

Feature
Description
Software
  • HP Performance Advisor
  • HP Remote Graphics Software (RGS) 6.0
  • HP ProtectTools Security
  • PDF Complete - Corporate Edition
  • Cyberlink Media Suite & PowerDVD
  • MS Office Home & Business 2013
  • HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI
Operating Systems
  • Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
  • Windows 7 Professional 32/64
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 32/64
  • HP Installer Kit for Linux [includes drivers for 64-bit OS versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 11]
  • Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
  • Windows 8 Simplified Chinese Edition 64-bit
  • Windows 8 Pro Downgrade to Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
  • Windows 8 Pro Downgrade to Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
  • Windows 8 Pro Downgrade to Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
  • HP Linux Installer Kit
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 64-bit (90 day license)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (1 year paper license available; Preinstall not available)

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