HP upgrades entry-level workstation with new Intel processors

HP on Tuesday announced that it has updated its entry-level workstation HP Z240 Tower and Z240 SFF with next generation Intel processors and HP Z Turbo Drive options.

HP noted that the Z240 is the latest update to the world’s No. 1 ranked entry-level workstation, the HP Z230. The Z240 is ideal for customers in the video editing, MCAD/AEC, education, public sector and image viewing industries.

The HP Z240 SFF and HP Z240 are expected to be available in November. Estimated U.S. pricing starts at $879 for either workstation.

“In anticipation of a customer demand for smaller yet powerful workstations, HP created the world’s first small form factor workstation, the HP Z200 SFF,” said Jim Zafarana, vice president and general manager, Workstations and Thin Clients, HP.

Furtther, HP has integrated seven new innovations on the HP Z240 Workstations – an integrated M.2 slot, optional dust filters, removed the legacy PCI slot, redeuced size of motherboard, integrated front and rear handle ledges, re-engineered hard drive cage and integrated ambient temperature sensors on the motherboard.

HP said Z240 offers more performane and greater storage capacity and features up to 64 GB DDR4 ECC memory.

Also on Tuesday, HP unveiled its newest PCs from the company’s Elite product family. New products include HP EliteBook 705 series, the thinnest and lightest notebooks in their class.  HP EliteOne 705 and 800 G2 AiOs – integrated wireless charging built into the stand and an AiO fingerprint reader.

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