HP Updates Z Workstation, Display Portfolio
The Omen Pro, which lists for $2,199, is a mobile workstation that offers a 4th Generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor and Windows 7.HP announced a slew of updates for its Z Workstation and Display portfolio, including a storage solution, mobile workstation, DreamColor Display, and five ultra-narrow bezel displays. The ultra-narrow bezel display family, which starts at $299, exhibit borderless, high-definition panels that are factory color-calibrated and provide flexible connectivity for a multi-display setup. All models provide an adjustable swivel, tilt, height, and pivot stand. The Z Turbo Drive G2 PCIe solid state drive (SSD), powered by Samsung NVMe technology, allows Z840, Z640 and Z440 desktop workstations to be expanded by integrating the Z Turbo Drive G2 with high capacity SATA hard disk drives (HDDs) and SSDs. The drive will launch with two capacities available, 256 GB and 512 GB, priced at $399 and $699.The Omen Pro, which lists for $2,199, is a mobile workstation that offers a 4th Generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processors, Windows 7, Z Turbo Drive PCIe storage and professional Nvidia Quadro K1100M graphics, as well as a backlit keyboard and full-HD touch panel.
"In the workstation space, mobility has changed the professional workflow by allowing designers, artists and editors to do more on the go," Jeff Wood, worldwide vice president of product management for HP’s workstations and thin clients business unit, told eWEEK. "For example, we have film editors taking ZBook Mobile Workstations into the field for real-time editing. The ZBook 17 with DreamColor allows film editors to ensure that they are capturing things exactly as they want them, in real-time while they are shooting."