New EliteBook 8740w features 17-inch diagonal display and Intel processors including Core i7 Extreme Edition
HP has unveiled new workstation offerings that include small form factor workstation, multicore processor updates to its Z Workstation series and a mobile workstation with DreamColour display technology.
The new addition to the HP Z Workstation series, the Z200 SFF is almost two-thirds smaller than the Z200 minitower workstation. It offers dual-core processor options based on the new Intel Core i3 and i5 series, as well as quad-core processor options based on Intel Xeon 3400 series and supports up to 16GB of ECC memory and up to 2TB of high-speed storage, alongside 2-D and 3-D graphics options.
The Z Workstations with the new Intel Xeon Processor 5600 series offer up to 12 cores with integrated memory controllers, Intel Turbo Boost Technology and Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, HP said.
According to HP, new six-core, 32nm Intel Xeon 5600 series processors are now available on Z800, Z600 and Z400 workstations. They allow for up to 24 threads to run at one time when using two 6-core processors with Hyper-Threading turned on.
The new Z800 offers up to 192GB of ECC memory, up to 10TB of high-speed storage and up to dual Nvidia Quadro FX 5800 graphics, while the Z600 provides up to 48GB of ECC memory, up to 6TB of high-speed storage, and 2-D and 3-D graphics up to Nvidia Quadro FX 4800 or dual Nvidia Quadro FX 1800 graphics. The HP Z400 supports up to 24GB of ECC memory and up to 8TB of high-speed storage.
HP also has launched EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation that features a 17-inch diagonal display, a range of Intel processors including Core i7 Extreme Edition, and support for up to 16GB of memory. It offers ISV-certified workstation-class performance, along with the ability to produce accurate colour through its HP DreamColour display.
In addition, the 8740w offers a choice of the ATI FirePro M7820 with 1GB of GDDR5 video memory or the Nvidia Quadro FX 2800M or Nvidia Quadro FX 3800M, both with 1GB GDDR3 video memory.
The HP Z200 SFF Workstation is expected to be available worldwide starting April 5, 2010 with US pricing starts at $739, while the EliteBook 8740w is expected to be available worldwide starting in April with US pricing starting at $1,999. The HP Z400, Z600 and Z800 US prices start at $929, $1,579 and $1,799, respectively.