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HP Upgrades Z Workstation Portfolio

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

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PALO ALTO, CA: HP upgrades its Z workstation portfolio boosting system performance. The company also adds HP Z Turbo Drive G2 which is a PCIe (Peripheral Component Interface Express) SSD, a remarkably affordable and innovative storage solutions to its offerings.

 

The refreshed HP Z840, Z640 and Z440 desktop workstations feature next generation multi-core Intel Xeon processors, the latest graphics options from NVIDIA Quadro and AMD FirePro, as well as a Microsoft or Linux operating systems. With the new Intel Xeon E5-2600 v4 series processors, HP Z workstations will support faster memory speeds, system expandability, and multicore updates, and working speeds upto 2400MHz and can support up to 44 physical cores per-workstation.

The HP Z Turbo Drive G2 has four times the read performance of traditional SSDs (solid-state drives) and it offers 1 TB PCIe SSD storage cost effectively. HP Z840, Z640 and Z440 desktop workstations can be easily expanded by integrating the high-performance HP Z Turbo Drive G2 1TB PCIe with high capacity SATA HDDs and SSDs.

HP Z Workstations find their application in compute-intensive industries, including media and entertainment, graphic design, CAD, architecture, photography, manufacturing, finance, healthcare, scientific imaging, and oil and gas exploration. The new HP Z Desktop Workstations offers tested workstation applications from Adobe, Autodesk, Avid, Dassault, ESRI, SolidWorks, and Siemens.

 The three new HP Z Workstations offer a tool-less chassis, integrated handles and visually cable-less design to deliver radical ease of service, efficiency, reliability and superb expandability. The new workstations offers 12.5 percent faster DDR4 memory compared to the prior generation for improved application performance and BIOS enhancements to enable higher system performance.

"The addition of our latest Z Workstations and Z Turbo Drive demonstrate HP Inc.'s unwavering commitment to professionals who consistently push the limits of technology to bring the world and the universe life changing innovations," says Jeff Wood, vice president, Worldwide Product Management, Workstations and Thin Clients, HP Inc. "As the requirement of big data intensifies, the HP Z portfolio will continue providing increased reliability, performance and innovation for customers working on everything from mission critical space endeavours to energy exploration and blockbuster films."

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