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HP Workstation Xw6600

HP Workstation Xw6600
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Apr, 2018

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Expert review by : Ewdison Then (

HP XW6600 and XW4600 Workstations Review


Lately the SlashGear test bench has been playing home to a number of midrange workstations from HP. The 4600 and 6600 ranges from low end to mid-level quad processor workstations; while the purpose is serious, HP are trying to broaden the appeal with...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Edward F. Moltzen (

Review: The Dual-Xeon, HP xw6600 Workstation


HP's xw6600 Workstation can boast two Xeon processors, 8GB of memory and 64-bit Windows Vista. The Test Center looks at how it performs.

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Charles Fulton (

Computer Review HP xw6600 Workstation


It seems like every new computer that comes through our doors is now the fastest. Or using the most bleeding-edge technology. HP didn't disappoint us with its latest workstation, the xw6600. It utilizes Intel's newest Xeon processor and chipset, and it...

HP Performance Tuning Framework Really, really fast


It's fast, but whether its speed is something you need now or can wait for is between you and your pocketbook.

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Neil Bennett (

HP xw6600


The xw6600 puts up to two Xeon processors in a slimline case. This is great if you're short of space - but next to its rivals, it's a little short on storage.

Dual processor set-up ; offers lots for the price

32-bit OS ; mediocre performance

Another point against the xw6600 is that it produces more sound than its rivals

Mar, 2008

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HP xw6600 Workstation


HP xw6600 Workstation is HP personal workstation in the mid-range products, it is the industry's smallest one dual Xeon processor workstation, can be applied, including CAD / CAM (computer-aided design and manufacturing), EDA (electronic circuit...



May, 2009

Product Specifications


Chassis type: / Mini Tower / Minitower
Color of product: / Black

Energy Management

Power availability:650
Power supply:650

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x16 slots:2
PCI Express x4 slots:1
PCI Express x8 slots:1 / 2


Discrete graphics adapter memory:256
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA Quadro FX 370 / NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.256


ECC: Yes
Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:667
Memory layout:2 x 1 / 4 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 1 / 4 x 1
Memory slots:8x DIMM

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:358267.7 - 358267.7 / 9100
Operating relative humidity (H-H):8 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:8 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Relative humidity:8 - 85
Storage relative humidity (H-H):8 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:8 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe: Yes
Optical Drive Type: / DVD Super Multi / DVD-ROM

Other Features

Audio:High Definition Integrated Realtek ALC262 Audio. Optional Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Audio Card
Audio included:High Definition Integrated Realtek ALC262 Audio. Optional Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Audio Card
Audio Input:1
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Genuine Windows Vista Business 32; Genuine Windows Vista Business 64; Genuine Windows XP Professional x64 Edition; Genuine Windows Vista Business 32 with downgrade to Windows XP Professional 32 custom installed; Genuine Windows Vista Business 64 with downgrade to Windows XP Professional 64 custom installed; Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 4 64; HP Installer Kit for Linux
Disk subsystem controller:Integrated SATA 3 Gb/s controller with RAID (0, 1,5) capability
Diskette drive:N
Display:HP LP3065 30in Flat Panel Monitor, HP LP2465 24in Flat Panel Monitor, HP LP2065 20.1in Flat Panel Monitor, HP LP1965 19in Flat Panel Monitor (all sold separately)
Drive bays:2 external 5.25" bays and 1 external 3.5" bay for optional floppy drive\n2 internal 3.5” bays or 3 internal 2.5" bays
Expansion Slots:6 full length slots: 2 PCI Express (x16) Gen2 Graphics slots, 2 PCI Express (x8 mechanically, x4 electrically) slots, 2 legacy PCI slots
External drive bays:2x 5.25" / 2x 5.25", 1x 3.5"
Graphics:Quadro NVS 290
Graphics adapter:Quadro NVS 290
Hard disk controller:Integrated SATA 3 Gb/s controller with RAID (0, 1,5) capability / SATA 3Gb/s NCQ
Hard disk drive type:160 GB / 250 GB / 80 GB
Keyboard type:HP Standard (USB, PS/2) / HP USB Standard Keyboard
Networking features:Netxtreme Gigabit PCIe LAN
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):8 - 90
Number of installed video cards:1
Pointing device:HP USB Laser Mouse / HP USB Optical Scroll Mouse / PS/2 Optical Scroll Mouse
Power Requirements:650 watts wide-ranging, active Power Factor Correction, 80 Plus Efficient
Rear ports note:5 USB 2.0; 2 PS/2; 1 RJ-45 to integrated Gigabit LAN; 1 audio in; 1 audio out; 1 microphone in
Video card features:N / NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290

Packaging Content

Display included:No / Yes
Mouse included: Yes

Packaging Data

Package weight:21.2 / 75


Audio system:High Definition Audio / Realtek ALC262
Chipset:Intel 5400
Motherboard chipset:Intel 5400
Product type:PC / Workstation

Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:Front: headphone, microphone, 2 USB 2.0 and 1 IEEE 1394A; Rear: 7 USB 2.0, 1 external SATA, 1 standard serial port, 1 parallel port, 2 PS/2 keyboard and mouse, 1 RJ-45 to integrated Gigabit LAN, audio In, audio Out, microphone; 2 USB 2.0 (internal) / Front: headphone, microphone, 2 USB 2.0 and 1 optional IEEE 1394A; Rear: 5 USB 2.0, 1 optional serial port, 2 PS/2 keyboard and mouse, 1 RJ-45 to integrated Gigabit LAN, audio In, audio Out, microphone; 1 USB 2.0 (internal)
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:2
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:7
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power availability:650
Power supply:650


Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):6 / 7 / 7.5 / 8 / 8.5
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: Yes
Number of Processing Die Transistors:820
Number of processors installed:1
Processing die size:214
Processor: / E5405 / E5410 / E5420 / E5430 / E5440
Processor cache:12
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Harpertown
Processor cores:4
Processor family: / Intel Pentium III / Intel® Xeon® 5000 Sequence
Processor frequency:2 / 2.33 / 2.5 / 2.66 / 2.83
Processor front side bus:1333
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:E5405 / E5410 / E5420 / E5430 / E5440
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Xeon 5400 series
Processor socket:Socket J (LGA 771)
Processor system type:DP
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C0 / E0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):80

Processor special features

Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:No / Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States:No / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching:No / Yes
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:33079 / 33080 / 33081 / 33082 / 33927
Processor code:SLANV / SLBBC / SLBBJ / SLBBK / SLBBP
Processor package size:37.5
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Operating system installed: / Windows Vista Business


Card reader integrated: No
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:160 / 250 / 80
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA
RAID levels:0, 1, 5
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 250 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:21.2 / 75
Weight:32.2 / 39.9