HP has introduced new multicore updates and increased expandability on its line of HP Z Workstations. The new workstations feature the eight-core Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 product family, offer up to 512 gigabytes (GB) of DDR3 memory, and support multithreaded workstation applications. The latest additions to the of HP Z Workstations also feature third-generation PCI Express technology,
The HP Z820 provides up to 16 processing cores, up to 512 GB of ECC memory, up to 14 terabytes (TB) of high-speed storage and up to dual NVIDIA Quadro 6000 graphics. All HP Z Workstations offer BFR/PVC-free configurations and are more than 90 percent recyclable by weight.
The HP Z420, Z620 and Z820 Workstations are expected to be available worldwide beginning in April. Estimated U.S. pricing starts at $1,169 for the HP Z420, $1,649 for the HP Z620 and $2,299 for the HP Z820.