This B&H Photo PC Pro Workstation Kit is designed for creative professionals. B&H will install additional computer components into the HP Z420 Convertible Minitower F1M14UT Workstation. You'll get an additional 4GB of DDR3 RAM for a total of 8GB. B&H will also install a 6TB hard drive and a 256GB solid state drive, for a total of 6.7TB of storage. An HP PCIe Gigabit Ethernet network interface card and an HP Thunderbolt 2 PCIe 1-Port I/O card are also installed.
The Z420 Convertible Minitower F1M14UT Workstation from HP delivers powerful performance in a convertible minitower form factor. This workstation is powered by a 3.0 GHz Intel Xeon E5-1607 Quad-Core processor, and has 4GB of 1866 MHz of PC3-14900 DDR3 ECC RAM to help ensure smooth multi-tasking. This system incorporates a 500GB 7200 rpm SATA hard drive for long-term data storage. A 16x SuperMulti DVD burner is also built-in for reading and writing data stored on optical media.
The 4GB 240-Pin DIMM DDR3 PC3-14900 Memory Module from Crucial increases the speed of computing systems by providing a module of 4GB with DDR3 memory. It is designed to run at 1866 MHz frequency (PC3-14900) with a CAS latency of 13.
The 361T PCIe Dual-Port Gigabit Network Interface Card from HP is a fast PCIe Gen 2.1 dual-port gigabit network solution for HP Z workstations. It has two RJ-45 ports on a single PCIe adapter. The adapter comes with IEEE 1588 Precision Time Stamping feature. A fully integrated (bridgeless) Intel Ethernet I350 controller has been optimized for current Integrated I/O and Data Direct I/O technologies. Furthermore, the adapter delivers outstanding network performance of 10/100/1000 Mb/s Ethernet transfer rate that improves response time and eliminates bottlenecks.
Add high-speed Thunderbolt 2 connectivity to your HP Z series workstation with the HP Thunderbolt-2 PCIe 1-Port I/O Card. This PCIe card supports bi-directional Thunderbolt 2 speeds up to 20 Gb/s, and supports daisy-chaining of up to 6 Thunderbolt devices. The HP Thunderbolt-2 PCIe 1-Port I/O Card is compatible with the HP Z820, Z620, Z420, and Z230 workstations, and supports a wide range of Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 peripherals without requiring a cable adapter. This PCIe card has a DisplayPort input for outputting video with its simultaneous Thunderbolt connection.
The 6TB WD Red SATA 3.5" NAS OEM Hard Drive from WD is designed for a unique 24x7 operating environment and demanding system requirements of home and small office NAS. It features an enhanced dual-plane balance control technology, which significantly improves overall drive performance and reliability.
The 256GB 2.5" SSD 850 Pro from Samsung is an internal drive that offers storage space for Windows and Mac systems. This SSD features 32 layer 3D V-NAND technology that offers twice the speed and density of traditional SSDs. This feature provides up to 100K IOPS random read speed and 90K random write speeds. Sequential read and writes are up to 550 MB/s and 520 MB/s. This SSD can also offer higher speeds by enabling RAPID mode. Besides offering performance, the SSD 850 Pro uses 50% less power than traditional hard drives and supports device sleep mode that uses only 2mW.
The OWC Multi-Mount 2.5" to 3.5" and 3.5" to 5.25" Bracket Set is a blue powder-coated, aluminum bracket set that's great for expanding your storage capabilities in your desktop Windows or Mac Computer. The bracket set includes one 2.5" to 3.5" adapter bracket and one 3.5" to 5.25" adapter bracket. The first adapter bracket fits into the second one, so you can add a total of two drives at once in your desktop computer's 5.25" drive bay. In practice, you have the option to combine both solid-state and traditional hard drives into one computer. Plus, all the necessary screws are included with the set, so you won't have hunt for those after buying this product.
The 7-pin 180-90 Degree 1-Device Serial ATA Cable - 18" from CablesToGo allows you to connect Serial ATA devices to your motherboard or host controller. Angled connectors position the cable in a way that produces less bend, and are fortified to keep the cable lined up straight. So, you'll see reduced cable bend and fatigue and longer cable life!
The 18" red Pearstone 18" 7-pin Internal Serial ATA Cable features male to male Serial ATA connectors for internal PC storage connections. Depending upon the peripherals used, you can get data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps.
The installation of all the additional components is done by a certified technician from the B&H's Computer Service Center. The technician will install the components in compliance with the original manufacturer's warranty. This will ensure that your computer and its components are still covered after installation.