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TELECOMWORLDWIRE-March 6, 2012-HP announces new HP Z Workstations(C)1994-2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS

Technology company HP (NYSE:HPQ) introduced on Tuesday new multicore updates and increased expandability on its line of HP Z Workstations.

The company said that the new workstations feature the latest eight-core Intel (Nasdaq:INTC) Xeon processor E5-2600 product family, offer up to 512GB of DDR3 memory and support multithreaded workstation applications that professionals rely on. The latest additions to the product line also feature third-generation PCI Express technology.

The HP Z820, which is suitable for customers in oil and gas, mechanical computer-aided design (CAD), mechanical computer-aided engineering, medical, video and animation, provides up to 16 processing cores, up to 512GB of ECC memory, up to 14TB of high-speed storage and up to dual NVIDIA Quadro 6000 graphics.

The HP Z620, aimed at customers in financial services, video, animation, architecture and midrange CAD, provides up to 16 processing cores, up to 96GB of ECC memory, up to 11TB of high-speed storage and up to NVIDIA Quadro 6000 or dual NVIDIA Quadro 5000 graphics.

In addition, the HP Z420, which is engineered to meet mainstream computing and visualisation needs for customers in CAD, architecture, video editing and photography, includes up to 8 processing cores using the latest Intel Xeon processor E5-1600 and E5-2600 product families, providing up to 64GB of ECC memory, up to 11TB of high-speed storage and up to NVIDIA Quadro 5000 or dual NVIDIA Quadro 2000 graphics.

The HP Z420, Z620 and Z820 Workstations are expected to be available worldwide beginning in April 2012. Estimated US pricing starts at USD1,169 for the HP Z420, USD1,649 for the HP Z620 and USD2,299 for the HP Z820.

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