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datafeed article 17
published: 2017-10-29
author: stjohn_piano
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I bought a new computer. I have named it Kalkin [0].


Product: HP Z210 Convertible Mini Tower (Configure-To-Order)
Brand: HP

Supplier: www.bargainhardware.co.uk

Product page: [link]


Product Description:

The HP Z210 Convertible mini Tower ($2,173 direct) is fast single-processor workstation PC. It looks like a standard HP business desktop, but the similarities are only on the surface. Instead of a regular Intel Core i5 or AMD Athlon II processor, the Z210 comes with an ISV-certified Intel Xeon quad-core processor and lots of other powerful components.


Specification:

- Processor (CPU): Intel Xeon E3-1230 Quad Core 3.20GHz - 8MB Smart Cache - 3.60GHz Turbo Boost

- Memory (RAM): 4 x DIMM Slots - PC3-10600 UnBuffered ECC DIMMs (DDR3-1333-1600Mhz)

- Hard Disk Controller: Integrated 10-channel SATA 3.0Gb/sec controller with RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and NCQ.

- Hard Disk Drive: Up to 2 x 3.5" SATA (LFF)

- Graphics:
-- 1 PCI Express Gen2 slot x16 mechanical / x16 electrical (full-height, full-length)
-- 1 PCI Express Gen2 slot x16 mechanical / x4 electrical (full-height, full-length)
-- 1 PCI Express Gen2 slot x8 mechanical / x4 electrical (full-height, half-length)
-- 2 PCI Express Gen2 slots x1 mechanical / x1 electrical (full height)
-- 2 PCI slots (full-height, full-length)

- Audio: High Definition Integrated Realtek ALC262 Audio

- Optical Drive: 3 external 5.25-inch bays for DVDRW, DVD, DVD/CDRW or CD drive

- Network Ports: Integrated Intel 82579LM PCIe GbE Controller

- Power: 400 watts 90% Efficient Active Power Factor Correction

- Operating System License: Configurable

- Expansion Slots:
-- 6 Full-Length slots:
--- 2 x PCI Express Gen3 slots x16 (one dedicated for graphics)
--- 1 x PCI Express Gen3 slot x8 mechanical/x4 electrical
--- 1 x PCI Express Gen2 slot x8 mechanical/x4 electrical
--- 1 x PCI slots (full-height, full-length)

- Interface Ports:
-- Front:
--- Headphone
--- Microphone
--- 3 x USB 2.0
--- 1 x IEEE 1394a Standard
-- Rear:
--- DVI-I Connector (Requires i-series processor)
--- DisplayPort Connector (Requires i-series processor)
--- 6 x USB 2.0 Ports
--- 2 x PS/2 Ports
--- RJ45 Gigabit LAN Port
--- 1 Audio Line-in
--- 1 Audio Line-out
--- 1 Microphone


Physical Information:

- Dimensions (HxWxD): 178 x 447 x 455 mm (7 x 17.6 x 17.9 in)

- Weight: Minimum configuration: 10.4KG Maximum configuration: 14.8KG


Configuration and Price Calculation:

- Processor: Intel Xeon Quad Core E3-1230 3.20GHz - 8MB Cache - 3.60GHz Turbo Boost +£110.00

- Memory: 16GB - (4 x 4GB 10600E) ECC Unbuffered RAM +£76.80

- Hard Drive #1: 2000GB - SATA - 7200RPM +£65.00

- Hard Drive #2: No Hard Drive Installed (Caddy Inc) +£0.00

- Graphics Card: nVidia Quadro 2000 - 1GB GDDR5 - 1 x Dual DVI & 2 x DisplayPort +£44.99

- Optical Drive: 5.25" DVD-RW +£9.00

- Operating System: No Operating System Installed +£0.00

- WiFi Adapter: No USB WiFI Adapter +£0.00

Weight: 13.0 KGS
Shipping: Calculated at checkout
Price: £400.78 (inc Tax) £333.98 (exc Tax)


A UK power cable was included with the computer.


Photos:



1: Front




2: Side




3: Side open. Photo taken using lighting and flash.




4: Back



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Kalkin is one of the many names of Sam in the book Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny.

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