PALO ALTO, CA — HP (www.hp.com) has introduced new multicore updates and increased expandability on its line of HP Z Workstations. The new workstations feature the latest eight-core Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 product family, offer up to 512 gigabytes (GB) of DDR3 memory, and support multithreaded workstation applications.
The updated line also feature third-generation PCI Express technology, providing customers increased performance and seamless integration of new graphics cards.
The HP Z820 is designed for customers in oil and gas, mechanical computer-aided design (CAD), mechanical computer-aided engineering, medical, video and animation. The Z820 provides up to 16 processing cores, up to 512 GB of ECC memory, up to 14 terabytes (TB) of high-speed storage and up to dual Nvidia Quadro 6000 graphics.
For quiet environments with minimal space, the HP Z620 is well suited for customers in financial services, video, animation, architecture and midrange CAD. Updated to support both single- and dual-socket processors, the HP Z620 provides up to 16 processing cores, up to 96 GB of ECC memory, up to 11 TB of high-speed storage, and up to Nvidia Quadro 6000 or dual Quadro 5000 graphics.
Engineered for CAD, architecture, video editing and photography, the HP Z420 includes up to eight processing cores using the latest Intel Xeon processor E5-1600 and E5-2600 product families, providing up to 64 GB of ECC memory, up to 11 TB of high-speed storage, and up to Nvidia Quadro 5000 or dual Quadro 2000 graphics.
The Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 product family allows for up to 16 physical cores in a single system and lets 32 threads run at one time when using two processors, each with eight cores and Intel Hyper-Threading Technology enabled. The new processors include Intel vPro Technology, integrated memory controllers and Intel Turbo Boost Technology.
The new HP Z Workstations include 90-percent-efficient power supplies, reducing both overall energy usage and the amount of waste heat released.