HP's new Z1 Workstation is now available with a starting price of $1,899. This all-in-one features a 27-inch IPS display, quad-core Intel Xeon processors options, and NVIDIA Quadro graphics. The Z1 was designed for computer-aided design, digital media, and entertainment professionals. The display on the Z1 can snap open, making it easy for users to swap out parts and upgrade the all-in-one without tools. Additional options for the Z1 include USB 3.0, a slot-loading Blu-ray drive, and SATA, SSD, or RAID storage options.
HP Z1 Workstation Now Shipping Worldwide
World's first 27-inch all-in-one workstation available through HP authorized resellers
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- HP today announced that the HP Z1 Workstation is now available worldwide for a starting price of $1,899(1) through global resellers and retailers, including CDW, MelroseMAC and PC Mall.
The world’s first all-in-one workstation with a 27-inch diagonal display was unveiled in Las Vegas on Feb. 14 at the HP Global Partnership Conference.
Built for computer-aided design, digital media and entertainment professionals, the HP Z1 provides blazingly fast rendering and performance. It offers a full range of workstation-class graphics cards and processors and is thoroughly tested and certified to work with today’s leading industry applications.
“We’ve been visiting customers around the globe, in industries from automotive to audio and video, and the response is overwhelmingly positive, with comments like ‘it’s insanely cool’ and ‘just the right size,’” said Jim Zafarana, vice president and general manager, Commercial Solutions Business Unit, HP. “Customers say they’re impressed with the combination of accelerated performance and design that’s not available on any other product in the market today.”
Designed like no other, the display of the new HP Z1 snaps open so users can easily swap out parts and make upgrades without any tools required.(2) The HP Z1 combines a sleek industrial design with accelerated performance, featuring Intel® Xeon® processors,(3)NVIDIA Quadro graphics, support for more than 1 billion colors(4) and HP’s world-class reliability.
“The HP Z1 is a combination of performance and form factor that would make a great addition to any workplace environment,” said Scott DeTota, senior director, Product and Partner Management, CDW. “IT managers will love its unique serviceability feature that truly sets it apart from the competition.”
“When our customers see how easy it is to open an HP Z1, without any tools, to change the hard drive or upgrade the memory, they’re hooked,” said Sandy S. Nasseri, president, MelroseMAC. “This is exactly what they’ve been looking for in a space-saving workstation for production or post-production work. The HP Z1 with an NVIDIA Quadro GPU, Avid Media Composer 6.0 and Adobe’s Creative Suite is the hottest thing to happen to digital media and entertainment in years.”
“Our customers range from small businesses and large enterprises to schools and government agencies; however, they all have one thing in common – a need for reliable technology,” said Kristin Rogers, executive vice president, Sales and Marketing, PC Mall. “The HP Z1 has all of the benefits of a traditional all-in-one PC, but adds workstation-class performance and reliability and, most importantly, upgradability.”
Wow that is a really cool video. I'd love to snag one of these for work, the first upgrade would be the ram, 4gb for a professional workstation?
Now you're just mashing it!
Here are some helpful benchmarks for the Z1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CY5DNyEOBeU
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