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HP Launches New Professional Workstations

HP Z820 Workstation Product Image - H 2012

HP Z420, Z620 and Z820 will be available in April.

HP unveiled three new HP Z workstations, aimed at increasing performance for professional industries including film and TV production, with requirements such as animation and VFX, as well as 4K resolution imagery.

The new lineup includes the Z420, a single processor workstation priced at $1,169; the mid-range Z620 with a dual processor for $1,649; and for compute-intensive tasks, the highest performance Z820, priced a $2,299.

The workstations are driven by the latest Intel Xeon processors.

Among the features, all three models offer up to 60% faster memory compared with the existing Z400, Z600 and Z800, according to senior product manager Mike Diehl.

The Z420, Z620 and Z820 are expected to be available worldwide beginning in April.