HP unveils 27″ Z1 G2 All-In-One Workstation; Specs in tow
When we think about workstation aio’s, one of the devices comes into mind will certainly be HP’s Z series, with having unique design and powerful specs inside. HP has updated the model over years with new features and slight design level changes, and today at the CES 2014 company has announced its new workstation all-in-one workstation HP Z1 G2 at teh CES 2014 touted to be world’s first and only AiO with a 27 inch diagonal display. The HP Z1 G2 is the company;s most powerful workstation so far, coming latest Windows 8 and Intel’s Thunderbolt 2 on board. The HP’s Z1 G2 is specially designed for professionals in CAD design, universities, graphics designing and more.
The new H Z1 G2 is a powerhouse, boasting Intel’s 4th generation Haswell processors supporting up to 95W processors and four DDR3 RAM slots. Teh desktop sports a diagonal 27 inch LCD white LED 2,560×1,440 pixel resolution with capacitive touch technology promised to offer high-end smartphone experience. There is 2MP built-in webcam and will be available in both Windows 8.1 Pro 64 and Linux operating systems. The aio is designed with easy access to its internals making it easy for users to service their workstation.
Consumers can customize the workstation with Intel’s Xeon E3-1280v3 processor and up to 32GB ECC or 16GB non-ECC unbuffered DDR3 RAM. There are optional NVIDIA Quadro K610M, K2100M, K3100M and K4100M graphics cards to choose from, though there is integrated Intel HD graphics.
There are a bunch of ports on the device that include two USB 3.0 ports, 2 Thunderbolt 2 ports, four USB 2.0 ports and a card reader . The all-in-on desktop workstation also offers an optical Blu-ray and DVD RW SuperMulti writer and the device can supporting up to six daisy chained Thunderbolt storage devices.
HP hasn’t announced pricing and exact release date for the HP Z1 G2, but expected to hit the market later this month.