Mac mini on steroids: HP introduced in Russia’s workstation Z2 Mini with Nordic chips
21.02.2017 Erika J. Wells 0 Comments
HP has started selling in Russia, workstation, compact Mini Z2. The device is comparable in size to the Mac mini boasts high performance thanks to server-Intel processors and a wide set of interface connectors.
HP Mini Z2 has only 58 mm in height and 215 mm in width and length. PC weighs 2.4 kg. For comparison, the Mac mini dimensions – 197 x 197 x 36 mm, weight – 1.2 kg. thus Z2 is equipped with a HP Mini server with Intel Xeon E3 and E5, professional graphics cards NVIDIA Quadro and high-speed SSD HP Z Turbo Drive.
HP Mini Z2 in Russia is offered in four configurations. They are based on chips Intel Skylake architecture: 6700 Core i7 (3.4 GHz To 4 GHz), Xeon E3-1225 v5 (3.3 GHz — 3.7 GHz) and Xeon E3-1245 v5 (3.5 GHz — 3.9 GHz). Workstations are equipped with 8 or 16 GB of RAM (expandable up to 32 GB) and working Protocol NVMe SSD 256 or 512 GB, or a mechanical hard drive 1 TB.
In all configurations, is also set to professional graphics nVIDIA Quadro M620 memory to 2048 MB. This solution allows you to connect to the HP Z2 Mini up to six monitors via four full-size DisplayPort ports and two via USB. there are Also four traditional USB 3.0 port and a combined audio Jack for microphone and headphones.
Devices are low (according to the manufacturer is 63% lower than the same mini PC HP business) level of noise thanks to a special cooling system with four sensors. As the operating system are prompted for the Windows 10 Professional.
HP expects to grow based on HP Z2 Mini “a new category of productive devices with high energy efficiency and stylish design.” It is alleged that workstation HP Mini Z2 is twice as powerful as any commercial mini-PC that is present now on the market.
The cost of new items, depending on CPU, RAM, and storage ranging from 70 000 to 100 000 rubles.