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HP Z220 A3J44AV

HP Z220 A3J44AV
alaScore 84

12 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of HP Z220 A3J44AV. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and reliability. The size and usability are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Z220 A3J44AV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Matthew Murray (

HP Z220 CMT Workstation


Workstations may not be the sexiest computers out there, but they're among the most important when you need to get your work done reliably and quickly. Well equipped to help you achieve both of those goals is the HP Z220 CMT Workstation, an...

Solid productivity performance. Uses SSD for high-speed SRT caching. Good expansion card potential

Other systems have superior graphics capabilities. Little room for adding more drives

Coming in at less than $2,000, the HP Z220 CMT Workstation is a well-equipped and speedy professional system for completing performance-intensive day-to-day tasks.

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Chris Burns (

HP Z220 SFF Workstation Review


This week we've got our hands on the latest member of HP 's workstation family in the HP Z220 SFF , and inside this box we've found what must be the easiest to modify computer on the planet. Not only can you plug and play everything you've come to...

This machine is not the most powerful monster right out of the box, but it’s certainly not meant to be. Business owners will be completely satisfied picking up a big crate of these for their new IT venture, and with the ability to configure them on the...

Jun, 2012

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Just what we were looking for in a workstation. Great product

Jul, 2013

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Performance and graphic support is Excellent for the application I am using .

Jun, 2013

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Perfect Package


Excellent package! I prefer that computers come without the graphics card, I add my own - it works out to be cheaper.

Jun, 2013

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Easy to setup


Easy to setup, came with lots of features, nice video card as well


Jun, 2013

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HP Z220 SFF I5-3570 256GB 8GB W7P


Rock solid workstations. The small form factors fit just a bout any where and a perfect for our users daily use. Three year next business day support is included too.

Apr, 2013

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HP Workstation Z220


Good machine, for a home system. I have a feeling that these should be able to last awhile without any hardware problems.

Aug, 2012

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HP Workstation Z220


That woudl actually be a four core processor. i7 doesn't even come in oct. Good machine, but for home users. More of an awesome media and gaming rig than for business use.

Aug, 2012

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HP Workstation Z220


This computer is a beast. 8 core processor, 16GB RAM, 2TB hard drive. Excellent graphics card. My only issue that I have with this computer, is that the fan kicks on a lot and is very noisy. Going to look at the BIOS and see if I can turn it down.

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified:No / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Chassis type:Micro Tower / Mini Tower / Minitower / SFF
Color of product:Black
Number of 3.5" bays:1 / 2 / 3
Number of 5.25" bays:1 / 3
Placement supported:Horizontal/Vertical / Vertical
Product color:Black
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:240 / 400
Power supply input voltage:110 - 220

Expansion Slots

PCI Express slots version:2.0, 3.0
PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots:1 / 2
PCI Express x1 slots:1 / 2
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1 / 2
PCI Express x4 (Gen 2.x) slots:1 / 2
PCI Express x4 slots:1 / 2
PCI Express x8 slots:1
PCI slots:1 / 2


Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024
Discrete graphics adapter model: / No / NVIDIA Quadro 410 / NVIDIA Quadro 600 / NVIDIA Quadro K600
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:N / No / Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1150 / 1250
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x152 / 0x162
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 2500 / Intel HD Graphics 4000 / Intel HD Graphics P4000 / No


ECC:No / Yes
Internal memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory layout:2 x 2 / 2 x 4 / 4 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 2 / 2 x 4 / 4 x 4
Memory slots:4x DIMM
Non-ECC: Yes


Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Internal modem: No
Wi-Fi: No
Wi-Fi standards: No

Optical Drive

BD interface type:SATA
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD+/-RW / DVD-ROM
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Audio adapter type:Realtek ALC221
Built-in Microphone:No / Yes
Built-in optical drive:Y
Cooling type:Active
External drive bays:3 x 5.25"
Fiber Channel:N
Fibre Channel: No
Graphics:FirePro V3900 / FirePro V4900 / HD Graphics 2500 / HD Graphics 4000 / HD Graphics P4000 / N / Quadro 2000 / Quadro 410 / Quadro 600
Graphics adapter:FirePro V3900 / FirePro V4900 / HD Graphics 2500 / HD Graphics 4000 / HD Graphics P4000 / N / Quadro 2000 / Quadro 410 / Quadro 600
Graphics adapter family:AMD / Intel / NVIDIA
Internal drive bays:3 x 3.5"
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Number of hard drives supported:1
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Rack mounting: No
Resolution:1920 x 1200
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: No
AC adapter included:N
Display Diagonal:24
Display included:No / Yes
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard supplied:No / Yes
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Mouse included:N / No / Yes


Audio system:HD / HD Audio / Realtek ALC221 / Realtek HD ALC221
Chipset:Intel C206 / Intel C216 / Intel PCH C216
Motherboard chipset:Intel C206 / Intel C216 / Intel PCH C216
Product type:Workstation
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack:No / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:No / Yes
DVI-I ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:2
S/PDIF out port: No
Serial ports quantity:1
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:5 / 6 / 9
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:240 / 400
Power supply input voltage:110 - 220


Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):32 / 33 / 34
ECC supported by processor:N / Y
FSB Parity:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:2
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1333/1600 / DDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16+1x4, 1x8+3x4, 2x8+1x4 / 1x16, 2x8 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 2.0, 3.0 / 3.0
Processor:E3-1225V2 / E3-1240 / E3-1240V2 / E3-1245V2 / i3-3220 / i3-3240 / i5-3470 / i5-3570 / i7-3770
Processor boost frequency:3.6 / 3.8 / 3.9
Processor cache:3 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Core i5 / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel Core i7-3xxx / Intel Xeon E3 / Intel Xeon E3 v2 / Intel® Xeon® E3 V2 Family
Processor frequency:3.2 / 3.3 / 3.4
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor model:E3-1225V2 / E3-1240 / E3-1240V2 / E3-1245V2 / i3-3220 / i3-3240 / i5-3470 / i5-3570 / i7-3770
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i3-3200 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3500 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-3700 Desktop series / Intel Xeon E3-1200 / Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2
Processor socket:Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:D2 / E1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:65.3 / 67.4 / 69.1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):55 / 69 / 77 / 80

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Y / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:N / No
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2,0 / 2.0 / No / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:52273 / 65690 / 65693 / 65702 / 65719 / 65729 / 65730 / 65733 / 68316
Processor code:SR00K / SR0P5 / SR0P9
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:2011C / 2011D / PCG 2011C / PCG 2011D


Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro
Recovery operating system:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro


Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDXC, SDHC
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA III / Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / SATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III / Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
RAID levels:0, 1
RAID support: Yes
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 24 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:SATA
Storage media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 256 / 500

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.3 / 15 / 17 / 17.5 / 17.9 / 18
Height:17.6 / 18 / 3.94 / 4
Weight:16.5 / 18 / 22 / 22.9 / 25.6
Width:13 / 13.3 / 15 / 7 / 7.01