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HP Workstation xw9400

HP Workstation xw9400
alaAverage 4.9

8 reviews

Nov, 2017

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Expert review by: Ron LaFon (cadalyst.com)

First Look Review: HP xw9400 Workstation

 

Dual dual-core processor workstation.

This year Hewlett-Packard revamped and refreshed its lines of workstation-level computers and provided users with a greater variety of processors, video cards and expandability options. Cadalyst Daily recently reviewed the HP xw8400 workstation...

Dec, 2006

Expert review by: Consumer Electronics Net (consumerelectronicsnet.com)

It's two against one as the Core 2 Extreme fights with one hand tied behind its back

 

HP today released its xw9400 Workstation (starting at $1999, $5999 as tested), a line of high-performance PCs incorporating next-generation 2000-series AMD Opteron processors. The company sent us a dual-processor dual-core workstation with two Opteron...

Sep, 2006

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com_old)

HP Workstation XW9400 RB339UT#ABA

 

Expert review by: Charlie White (digitalproducer.digitalmedianet.com)

HP xw9400 Workstation: AMD Opteron vs. Intel Core 2 Extreme

 

HP today released its xw9400 Workstation ($5999), a line of high-performance PCs incorporating next-generation 2000-series AMD Opteron processors. The company sent us a dual-processor dual-core workstation with two Opteron 2220SE processors running at...

Also on board is support for the latest and greatest SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) drives, two of which HP included in our test machine. The two 73GB 15000RPM drives, strapped together in a RAID-0 array, were nice and quiet while they nailed a...

Product Specifications

The HP xw9400 Workstation delivers high-end personal workstation performance and visualization for the compute-intensive environments of scientists, analysts, engineers, designers, and artists. The HP xw9400 meets the combined needs for computational and visualization power, and I/O performance while helping to lower total cost of ownership.

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:1MB/2MB/4MB/6MB
Per Processor Size:1MB/2MB/6MB

Design

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Certification:CE, CSA, UL, TUV, ANSI-HFS-100, TUV GS, VCCI, ISO 9241-4, C-Tick, BSMI, MIC
Chassis type: / Mini Tower / Minitower
Color of product: / Black / Grey
Internal: No

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:20.7in
Height:17.9in
Weight:41.9lbs
Width:8.3in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):800
Power supply:1050 / 800

Environmental Standards

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

Ergonomics

Plug and Play: Yes

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x16 slots:2
PCI Express x8 slots:2
PCI slots:1
PCI-X slots:2

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:256
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700 / NVIDIA Quadro FX 570 / NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.256 / 0.5 / 512
On-board graphics adapter:N

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada/Canada / United States/United States
Localization:English/French/French / English
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:Xw9400
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Workstation

Keyboard

Device interface:USB+PS/2
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY

Mainboard

Chipset Type:NVIDIA nForce Professional 3600/3050
Data Bus Speed:1000MHz

Memory

ECC: Yes
Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:64
Memory clock speed:667
Memory layout:4 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):4 x 1
Memory slots:8x DIMM

Miscellaneous

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

Modem

Type: None

Mouse

Mouse included: No

Networking

Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 358267.7 / 358267.7 - 358267.7 / 9100
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90 / 8 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90 / 8 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 50 / 5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 50 / 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±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Optical Storage

Read Speed:48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 12x (DVD-RAM)
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD/DVD-ROM/None
Write Speed:48x (CD) / 16x (DVD

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Business
Type:Linux/Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Professional/Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition/Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 4

Other Features

Audio:Integrated High Definition audio with Jack Retasking capability, optional PCI Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Music / Integrated High Definition audio with jack retasking capability, optional Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Audio Card
Audio included:Integrated High Definition audio with Jack Retasking capability, optional PCI Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Music / Integrated High Definition audio with jack retasking capability, optional Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Audio Card
Audio Input:1
Compatible operating systems:HP Installer Kit for Linux for optional Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 3 or WS 4 / HP Installer Kit for Linux for optional Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 5 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP
Disk subsystem controller:Integrated 6 channel SATA 3 Gb/s controller with RAID capability, integrated 8 channel SAS controller with RAID capability
Diskette drive:Optional\nY / Y
Display:HP LP1965 19-inch LCD Monitor, HP LP2065 20-inch LCD Monitor, HP LP2275w 22-inch Widescreen LCD Monitor, HP LP2475w 24-inch Widescreen LCD Monitor, HP DreamColor LP2480zx Professional Display (24-inch widescreen), HP LP3065 30-inch Widescreen LCD Monitor (all sold separately) / LP1965
Drive bays:3 external 5.25" bays\n5 internal 3.5" bays / 3 external 5.25" bays\n5 internal 3.5” bays / 5 internal 3.5” bays\n5 internal 3.5" bays\n3 external 5.25" bays
Expansion Slots:2 x PCI-X / 7 slots: 2 PCI Express (x16) Graphics slots, 2 PCI Express (x16) (x8 electrically) slots, 2 full-height PCI-X slots, 1 full-length PCI slot / 7 slots: 2 PCI Express(PCIe) x16 graphics slots, 2 PCIe x16 (x8 electrically) slots, 2 full-height PCI-X slots, 1 full-length PCI slot
External drive bays:3 x 5.25 " / 3x 5.25"
Graphics:Quadro FX 1500 / Quadro FX 1700 / Quadro FX 3700
Graphics adapter:Quadro FX 1500 / Quadro FX 1700 / Quadro FX 3700
Hard disk controller:SATA 3Gb/s NCQ
Hard disk drive type:250 GB / 500 GB
Keyboard type:HP PS/2 / HP PS/2 Standard Keyboard / HP PS/2\nHP Standard (USB, PS/2)
Memory upgrade:64
Networking features:NVIDIA Gigabit 10/100/1000 / NVIDIA Gigabit 10/100/1000 LAN
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):8 - 90
Number of hard drives supported:5
On-board graphics adapter: No
Pointing device:HP optical mouse / HP optical mouse\n2-button scroll mouse (USB optical or PS/2 mechanical) or 3-button mouse (USB optical) or USB SpaceMouse or USB SpaceBall or USB SpacePilot / HP PS/2 Optical Scroll Mouse
Power Requirements:1050 watts wide-ranging, active Power Factor Correction, 80 Plus Efficient / 800 Watts
Security management:HP Business PC Security Lock Kit, Kensington Security Cable & Lock
Security management description:HP Business PC Security Lock Kit, Kensington Security Cable & Lock
UNSPSC-code:43211507
Upgrade type:Windows Vista capable
Video card features:NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500 PCIe (256 MB) / NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700 / NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700 / Professional 2D: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 285 (128 MB with NVIDIA TurboCache technology, dual display); Entry 3D: NVIDIA Quadro FX 560 (128 MB); Mid-range 3D: NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500 (256 MB); High-end 3D: NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500 (256 MB); NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 (512 MB with opt. Quadro G-Sync Card), NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 (1GB). All cards are optional and are all PCI Express. Up to 2 cards supported, must be identical.\nNo integrated Graphics Card

Packaging Content

Display Diagonal:19
Display included:No / Yes
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included: Yes

Packaging Data

Package weight:30.9

Performance

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / High Definition Audio
Chipset:
Product type:PC / Workstation

Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1 / 2
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1 / 2
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:Front: Headphone, microphone, 2 USB 2.0 and 1 IEEE 1394; Rear: 6 USB 2.0, 1 standard serial 9-pin port, 1 IEEE 1394, PS/2 keyboard and mouse, 2 RJ-45 to integrated Gigabit LAN, 1 audio in, 1 audio out, 1 mic in; Internal: 2 USB 2.0
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:2
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:10 / 8
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:1050 / 800

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.8GHz/2.1GHz/2.2GHz/2.3GHz/2.4GHz/2.6GHz/2.8GHz/2GHz/3GHz
Installed Qty:1/2
Manufacturer:AMD
Max Supported Qty:2
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core/Quad-Core
Number of processors installed:1 / 2
Processor: / 2216 HE
Processor cache:1 / 2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor cores:2
Processor family: / AMD Opteron
Processor frequency:2.1 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.8 / 3
Processor front side bus:1000
Processor model:2216 HE
Processor Number:2210/2212/2214/2216/2218/2220 SE/2222/2352/2354/2356/2376
Processor socket:Socket F (1207)
System bus data transfer rate:1
System bus rate:1
Type:No CPU/Second-Generation Opteron/Third-Generation Opteron
Upgradability:Upgradable

RAM

Installed Size:0MB/16GB/1GB/2GB/32GB/4GB/64GB/8GB
Max Supported Size:64GB/64MB
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.
Operating system architecture:32-bit
Operating system installed: / Windows Vista Business / Windows XP Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Hard disk rotational speed:15000 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:250 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:15000 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
RAID levels:0, 1, 5, 10
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:146 / 250 / 500

Storage Controller

RAID Level:RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 0+1/RAID 0 / RAID 0+1 / RAID 1/RAID 0+1/RAID 0+1 / RAID 1

Storage Controller (2nd)

RAID Level:RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 0+1/RAID 0 / RAID 0+1 / RAID 1/RAID 0+1/RAID 0+1 / RAID 1
Type:Serial Attached SCSI

Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5" 1.44 MB floppy/3.5" 1.44 MB floppy/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/146GB/160GB/219GB/250GB/292GB/500GB/80GB
Recommended Use:Corporate business
Type:Workstation

Video Memory

Installed Size:1.5GB/256MB/512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:No graphics/NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500/NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500/NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700/NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600/NVIDIA Quadro NVS 285
Interface Type:PCI Express x16

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:20 / 20.7
Height:17.9 / 18
Package weight:30.9
Weight:41.9 / 42 / 52.9 / 53
Width:0.827 / 8 / 8.27