HP pops open Z1 all-in-one workstation

HP pops open Z1 all-in-one workstation

Summary: A look at HP's compact workstation, which has a 27-inch display but no tower, and which snaps open to let people swap out hard drives and other components without having to use tools

TOPICS: Hardware

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  • HP Z1 workstation side

    The Z1 runs on either professional versions of Windows 7 or Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop. It has two USB 3.0 ports at the side and four USB 2.0 ports on the back, as well as a six-in-one media card reader.

    Image credit: HP

  • HP Z1 workstation back

    The all-in-one system has four memory slots for up to 32GB of DDR3. It has space for 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch hard drives with up to 2TB of storage, or buyers can use solid-state drives of up to 300GB, if they do not opt for RAID. It also has a DVD slot that can be used as a Blu-ray writer.

    Image credit: HP

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Topic: Hardware

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