HP Z2 Mini Generation 4 (G4): not ready for Prime Day, but still a bargain

HP Z2 Mini Generation 4 (G4): not ready for Prime Day, but still a bargain

UPDATE: Here’s a copy of the press release for the entire Z2 line from HP, including three additional groupings of workstations in the Z2 line: HP Z2 Small Form Factor, HP Z2 Tower, and the professionally-certified HP EliteDesk 800 Workstation Edition.

HP announced this morning, one day after Amazon’s Prime Day, that the company is releasing a new hexa-core (6 core) mini version of their workstation.

Dubbed the 4th generation of the Z2 mini (or HP Z2 mini G2 for short) this model offers a variety of 8th generation Intel processors in a very small form factor. The list of possible processors include:

  • Intel®Xeon®E-2176G (3.7GHzbasefrequency,upto4.7GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology,12MBcache,6cores)
  • Intel®Xeon®E-2176GvPro™ (3.7GHzbasefrequency,upto4.7GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology,12MBcache,6cores)
  • Intel®Xeon®E-2174GvPro™ (3.8GHzbasefrequency,upto4.7GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology, 8 MBcache,4cores)
  • Intel®Xeon®E-2174G (3.8GHzbasefrequency,upto4.7GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology,8MBcache,4cores)
  • Intel®Xeon®E-2144GvPro™ (3.6GHzbasefrequency,upto4.5GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology, 8 MBcache,4cores)
  • Intel®Xeon®E-2144G (3.6GHzbasefrequency,upto4.5GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology,8MBcache,4cores)
  • Intel®Xeon®E-2136vPro™ (3.3GHzbasefrequency,upto4.5GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology, 12 MBcache,6cores)
  • Intel®Xeon®E-2136 (3.3GHzbasefrequency,upto4.5GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology,12MBcache,6cores)
  • Intel®Xeon®E-2126GvPro™ (3.3GHzbasefrequency,upto4.5GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology, 12 MBcache,6cores)
  • Intel®Xeon®E-2126G (3.3GHzbasefrequency,upto4.5GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology,12MBcache,6cores)
  • Intel®Xeon®E-2124GvPro™  (3.4GHzbasefrequency,upto4.5GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology,8MBcache,4cores)
  • Intel®Xeon®E-2104GwithIntel®HDGraphicsP630 (3.2GHz,8MBcache,4cores)
  • Intel®Xeon®E-2104GvPro™withIntel®HDGraphicsP630 (3.2GHz,8MBcache,4cores)
  • Intel®Pentium®GoldG5400withIntel®HDGraphics610 (3.7GHzbasefrequency,4MBcache,2cores)
  • Intel®Core™i7+8700vPro™ (Core™i7and16GBIntel®Optane™memory)withIntel®HDGraphics630(3.2GHzbasefrequency,upto4.6GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology,12MBcache,6cores)
  • Intel®Core™i5+8600vPro™ (Core™i5and16GBIntel®Optane™memory)withIntel®HDGraphics630(3.1GHzbasefrequency,upto4.3GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology,9MBcache,6cores)
  • Intel®Core™i58600vPro™withIntel®HDGraphics630 (3.1GHzbasefrequency,upto4.3GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology,9MBcache,6cores)
  • Intel®Core™i5+8500vPro™ (Core™i5and16GBIntel®Optane™memory)withIntel®HDGraphics630(3GHzbasefrequency,upto4.1GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology,9MBcache,6cores)
  • Intel®Core™i58500vPro™withIntel®HDGraphics630 (3GHzbasefrequency,upto4.1GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology,9MBcache,6cores)
  • Intel®Core™i3-8100withIntel®HDGraphics630 (3.6GHz,6MBcache,4cores)
  • Intel®Core™i78700vPro™withIntel®HDGraphics630 (3.2GHzbasefrequency,upto4.6GHzwithIntel®TurboBoostTechnology,12MBcache,6cores)

That’s a lot of cores, and a lot of options! Pricing will vary, based on configuration of RAM and processor of course (RAM goes up to 32GB DDR4-2666 in either ECC or non-ECC SDRAM) but base packages start around the same $599 price point as the HP Z2 mini G3 base configuration.


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