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HP Workstation Xw8600

HP Workstation Xw8600
alaScore 77

7 reviews

Nov, 2014

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Workstation Xw8600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for HP Workstation Xw8600

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of HP Workstation Xw8600 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Review: HP xw8600 Workstation

 

The HP xw8600 workstation is the latest in a line of workstations from HP. This is one of their high end machines, and has a lot of expandability for companies and individuals that need a lot of power.

I think this is a great system. The price tag for this system, as configured, comes out just over $6800. Maxing out the system by switching to two quad core processors, 5TB of disk space, 128 GB of RAM, and a second graphics card raises the price to...

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The xw8600 tops out HP's range of Intel-powered workstations. It's a dual chip-powered behemoth that has lots of room for expansion.

Great rendering power ; large case

Poor AE and Photoshop scores

The xw8600 has a good chassis, but its performance lets it down

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HP xw8600 workstation performance, and faster, more efficient and can cope with the challenges of more stringent requirements. High power of the HP xw8600 has multiple functions and is extremely reliable, both large-scale computing and display...

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HP xw8600 workstation interior design of the same clear-headed, in the hardware specifications to ensure that as far as possible based on the modular assembly of the program, thus saving the priority of space, easier to upgrade the maintenance of late....

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Product Specifications

The HP xw8600 Workstation provides the extreme performance that allows you to tackle the most demanding challenges - faster and more productively. With massive compute and visual capacity, the HP xw8600 delivers power, versatility and reliability.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Convertible mini tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Convertible mini tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:12MB/24MB/6MB
Per Processor Size:12MB/6MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:20.7in
Height:17.9in
Weight:43lbs
Width:8.3in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Level:EPEAT Gold

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada/Latin America/United States
Localization:English/French/Spanish
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:Xw8600
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Workstation

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel 5400
Data Bus Speed:1333MHz/1600MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Alloy metallic / Carbonite/Alloy metallic / Carbonite
Manufacturer Selling Program:HP Smart Buy

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 12x (DVD-RAM)
Type:DVD/DVD-ROM
Write Speed:48x (CD) / 16x (DVD

Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed:48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Business
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition/Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition / XP Professional 64-bit Edition downgrade/Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 4

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.33GHz/2.5GHz/2.66GHz/2.83GHz/2GHz/3.16GHz/3.2GHz/3.33GHz/3.4GHz/3GHz
Installed Qty:1/2
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:2
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core/Quad-Core
Processor Number:E5405/E5410/E5420/E5430/E5440/E5450/X5260/X5272/X5450/X5460/X5472/X5482
Type:Dual-Core Xeon/No CPU/Quad-Core Xeon/Xeon
Upgradability:Upgradable

RAM

Installed Size:0MB/128GB/16GB/2GB/32GB/32MB/4GB/64GB/8GB
Max Supported Size:128GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:3 years warranty

Software

Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

Storage Controller

RAID Level:RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5/RAID 10 / RAID 5 / RAID 0

Storage Controller (2nd)

RAID Level:RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10/RAID 10 / RAID 0
Type:RAID

Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5" 1.44 MB floppy/None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-150/Serial ATA-300/Serial Attached SCSI

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type:None/Standard

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB/1.073TB/1.16TB/1.5TB/1.75TB/146GB/160GB/1TB/2.1TB/250GB/292GB/320GB/323GB/438GB/446GB/500GB/600GB/73GB/750GB/80GB/900GB
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Corporate business / Small business
Type:Workstation

Video Memory

Installed Size:1.5GB/256MB/512MB/768MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI FireGL V5600/ATI FireGL V7700/No graphics/NVIDIA Quadro CX/NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500/NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700/NVIDIA Quadro FX 370/NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700/NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600/NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800/NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600/NVIDIA Quadro FX 570/NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290
Interface Type:PCI Express x16
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