HP debuts new desktop and mobile workstations
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced a number of new desktop and mobile workstations that include new hardware, improved system expandability, higher speed memory and access to the latest technologies. The new company products belong to the Z Desktops and ZBook Mobile Workstation lines and include the new HP Z840, Z640 and Z440 desktop workstations that feature the latest Intel Xeon processor product family, and NVIDIA and AMD professional graphics options. In addition to that the new HP ZBook 15 G2 and 17 G2 Mobile Workstations take advantage of powerful processing, including optional Intel quad-core processors and NVIDIA Quadro and AMD FirePro professional graphics that are ISV-certified.
“Our unwavering commitment to professional customers, investments in technology and HP engineering Z DNA are the secret sauce that have led to exceeding the needs of the world’s most demanding customers,” said Jim Zafarana, vice president and general manager, Commercial Solutions Business Unit, HP. “HP continues to invest in technology that allows our customers to push the limits of innovation when designing everything from running shoes to managing billions of dollars of tradable securities.”
The dual processor HP Z840 workstation provides excellent performance, a highly expandable chassis, tool-free serviceability, and an award-winning design. The machine comes with seven expansion slots, up to 10 expansion bays, 16 memory slots and support for up to 2 TB of memory.
The HP Z640 workstation offers up to 33 per cent more memory and up to 50 per cent more discrete processor cores for excellent computing and visualization power. The Z640 also provides a tool-less chassis features and a tool-free power supply unit for near-silent computing experience.
The HP Z440 offers a 100 per cent increase in system memory compared to the earlier HP Z420 model. The workstation also features an easily accessible, tool-free mini-tower chassis that meets the needs of mainstream workstation customers in the best way.
The new ZBook Mobile Workstations feature tool-less removable hard drives and new drive options such as Z Turbo Drive and Thunderbolt 2. The HP ZBook 15 G2 Mobile Workstation sports a thin design and offers a very-high-resolution 15-inch diagonal, 3,200 x 1,800 Quad-HD display, while the HP ZBook 17 G2 Mobile Workstation offers a vivid 17.3-inch diagonal optional HP DreamColor display for a consistent color experience throughout a workflow.
The HP Z440, Z640 and Z840 Workstations are expected to be available worldwide beginning in late October. The prices in the US start at USD 1299, USD 1759 and USD 2399, respectively. The HP ZBook 15 G2 and ZBook 17 G2 Mobile Workstation are expected to be available worldwide in late September. In the USA you can have them for USD 1499 and USD 1749 and up, respectively.