HP takes EliteBook W-series on a trip to Ivy Bridge, throws in Z220 Xeon workstation for good measur

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    MummyChunk Guest

    From EN

    HP Delivers High-performance Desktop and Mobile Workstation

    PALO ALTO, Calif., June 4, 2012 - HP today announced the new HP Z22
    Workstations and HP EliteBook Mobile Workstations, packed wit
    reliable and professional-class features
    HP's most affordable, no-compromise workstations, the Z220, feature
    next-generation Intel® Core and Intel® Xeon® processors, the lates
    integrated and discrete professional graphics from Intel, NVIDIA an
    AMD and four integrated USB 3.0 high-speed ports. The Z220 entry-leve
    workstation is available in a choice of an exceptionally expandable
    Convertible Mini-Tower (CMT) or a highly compact Small Form Facto
    (SFF) that's 65 percent smaller and perfect for tight spaces

    The HP EliteBook w-series is HP's best combination of high-performanc
    features and graphics in a business-rugged design, featurin
    next-generation Intel Core™ i7 quad-core or i7 or i5 dual-cor
    processors and up to 32 GB of system memory
    Both desktop and mobile workstations offer a breadth of independen
    software vendor (ISV) certifications for professionals across a rang
    of industries from product development to media and entertainment

    "The addition of the new HP Z220 and EliteBook Mobil
    Workstations strengthens our already-robust lineup and reinforces ou
    position as the market leader in the workstations industry," sai
    Jim Zafarana, vice president and general manager, Commercial Solution
    Business Unit, HP. "For design, animation and engineerin
    customers, creativity can strike while out in the field or back at th
    office-we've designed HP Workstations to complement the needs o
    professionals who demand quality and reliability where ever the

    More power, less energy, still affordabl

    HP Z220 Workstations deliver new technologies to improve overal
    system performance and energy efficiency. Designed for 24x7 operation
    under heavy workloads, they continue to set the standard fo
    affordable entry-level workstations and bring unbelievable value t
    demanding professionals in a range of market and business segment
    from product development / mechanical computer-aided design (MCAD)
    architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) and professional vide
    editing to education, healthcare and government

    Both Z220 Workstation models offer an array of choices from the ne
    Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 v2 family and third-generation Intel Cor
    processor family. They feature the latest Intel HD Graphics P400
    professional graphics option on selected Intel Xeon E3v2 processors
    and a selection of entry, mid-range and high-end discrete graphic
    cards from NVIDIA and AMD, including support for the next generatio
    PCIe Gen3 graphics cards as they become available

    Other performance enhancements include up to 32GB of 1600MHz DDR
    memory (ECC or non-ECC) and Intel® Smart Response Technology, an eas
    to install disk caching technology that can significantly improv
    storage IO performance, for faster boot time and frequently accesse
    applications. An optional handle in the top optical bay makes it ver
    convenient to move the Z220 CMT. In addition, HP Z220 Workstation
    feature 90 percent efficient power supplies as standard and ar
    BFR/PVC free

    Workstation performance on the g

    HP's most powerful mobile workstation, the HP EliteBook 8770w, offer
    the highest-performing professional graphics and extreme processin
    power, and is highly configurable with a 17.3-inch diagonal display
    The versatile and portable HP EliteBook 8570w includes high-en
    professional graphics, robust processing power and a 15.6-inc
    diagonal display. HP's most travel-friendly mobile workstation, the H
    EliteBook 8470w, features workstation-caliber graphics and powerfu
    processing along with a business-rugged design that's optimized aroun
    a 14-inch diagonal HD display

    The HP EliteBook Mobile Workstations are ideal for professionals wh
    need workstation power wherever the job might take them-whether it'
    editing video at a remote film location or tweaking designs on
    construction site. Since color accuracy is critical for man
    workstation customers, the HP EliteBook 8570w and 8770w are availabl
    with HP DreamColor Technology as an option, providing an IPS display
    with a consistent color experience throughout development.

    Designed specifically for the needs of professionals on the go, the HP
    EliteBook w-series features a magnesium aluminum chassis, a
    radial-brushed display cover that resists fingerprints, glass
    touchpads and precision aluminum-alloy hinges and HP Easy Access Doors
    to make them easy to open and keep them secure when closed. They meet
    stringent military standards (MIL-STD-810G) for dust, vibration,
    shock, altitude, drop, high temperature, low temperature, temperature

    Other business-features on the EliteBook w-series include Intel Smart
    Response Technology for faster system boot and application startup,
    and SRS Premium Sound PRO for smooth audio quality when engaging in a
    video conferences, web-based trainings or streaming videos.

    All HP Workstations come preloaded with HP Performance Advisor, which
    provides a consolidated report of the workstation's hardware and
    software configuration that can be used to tune the workstation
    specifically for professional application workloads with just one
    click, reducing time spent troubleshooting.

    Pricing and availability

    Quad-core configurations of the HP Z220 Workstation start at $699 and
    the HP EliteBook 8770w, 8570w, 8470w Mobile Workstations start at
    $1,699, $1,449, and $1,329 respectively, The workstations are expected
    to be available in the United States in later this month.
    MummyChunk, Jun 6, 2012
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