HP Z2 Mini G3 Workstation (ENERGY STAR)

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Intel Core i3-6100 (3M Cache, 3.70 GHz), 4GB DDR4-SDRAM, 1TB HDD, Intel HD Graphics 530, LAN, Windows 7 Professional

Finally a revolutionary mini PC for CAD that delivers breakthrough power and versatility in a small, elegant design. Made by and for design professionals, the Z2 Mini gives you both performance and reliability for the best CAD experience.
Made by and for design professionals, the revolutionary Z2 Mini gives you both performance and reliability in a small, elegant design for the best CAD experience.

Next-level power

Get server-grade power in a remarkably small device. Intel® Xeon® processors3and NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics keep up with the speed of your creativity.

Designed for the workspace of the future

We packed workstation performance into a mini PC with a design that will turn heads. Our most flexible and most beautiful workstation ever—perfect for every office environment.

Industry-leading reliability

Tech issues should never hold you back. The Z2 Mini is tested for 368,000 hours and certified for the most popular CAD software. Feel confident using a workstation influenced by over 30 years of engineering and backed by a 3-year standard limited warranty.

Intel Core i7-6700 (8M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz), 32GB DDR4-SDRAM, 3TB HDD, 512GB SSD, Intel HD Graphics 530, SuperMulti DVD, LAN, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Windows 10 Home

Additional Information


Processor frequency 3.7 GHz3.2 GHz3.4 GHz
Processor family 6th gen Intel® Core™ i36th gen Intel® Core™ i56th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor model i3-6100i5-6500i7-6700
Processor cores 244
Processor socket LGA 1151 (Socket H4)LGA 1151 (Socket H4)LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
Processor cache 3 MB6 MB8 MB
Processor cache type L3Smart CacheSmart Cache
System bus rate 8 GT/s8 GT/s8 GT/s
Processor threads 448
PCI Express slots version
Processor lithography 14 nm14 nm14 nm
Processor operating modes 64-bit64-bit64-bit
Stepping S0R0R0
Bus type DMI3DMI3DMI3
Processor codename SkylakeSkylakeSkylake
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 51 W65 W65 W
Processor series Intel Core i3-6100 seriesIntel Core i5-6500 Desktop seriesIntel Core i7-6700 Desktop series
FSB Parity
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes 161616
PCI Express configurations 1x16,1x8+2x4,2x81x16,2x8,1x8+2x42x8,1x8+2x4,1x16
Tcase 65 °C71 °C71 °C
Maximum internal memory supported by processor 64 GB64 GB64 GB
Conflict Free processor
Memory clock speeds supported by processor 1333,1600,1866,2133 MHz2133,1333,1600,1866 MHz1333,1600,1866,2133 MHz
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) 34.1 GB/s34.1 GB/s34.1 GB/s
Memory channels supported by processor DualDualDual
ECC supported by processor
Memory voltage supported by processor 1.35 V1.35 V1.35 V
Processor boost frequency 3.6 GHz4 GHz
Number of processors installed 1


Internal memory 4 GB8 GB8 GB
Internal memory type DDR4-SDRAMDDR4-SDRAMDDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory 32 GB32 GB32 GB
Memory layout (slots x size) 1 x 4 GB1 x 8 GB1 x 8 GB
Memory slots 2x SO-DIMM
Memory clock speed 2400 MHz
Total storage capacity 1000 GB1000 GB1000 GB
Card reader integrated
Storage media HDDHDDHDD
Number of storage drives installed 111
Number of hard drives installed 111
Hard drive capacity 1000 GB1000 GB1000 GB
Hard drive interface Serial ATASerial ATASerial ATA
Hard drive speed 7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
Discrete graphics adapter
On-board graphics adapter
Discrete graphics adapter model Not availableNot availableNot available
On-board graphics adapter model Intel® HD Graphics 530Intel® HD Graphics 530Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter base frequency 350 MHz350 MHz350 MHz
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) 1050 MHz1050 MHz1150 MHz
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory 1.7 GB1.74 GB1.74 GB
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics) 333
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version
On-board graphics adapter ID 0x191219121912
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version 12.0
Optical drive type
Ethernet LAN
Ethernet LAN data rates 10,100,1000 Mbit/s10,100,1000 Mbit/s10,100,1000 Mbit/s
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 444
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity 222
DVI port
Microphone in
Combo headphone/mic port
Colour of product BlackBlackBlack
Chassis type 2.5L sized PC2.5L sized PC2.5L sized PC
Placement supported HorizontalHorizontalHorizontal
Product type WorkstationWorkstationWorkstation
Operating system installed Windows 7 ProfessionalWindows 7 ProfessionalWindows 7 Professional
Operating system architecture 64-bit64-bit64-bit
Optional operating system supplied Windows 10 ProWindows 10 Pro
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Embedded options available
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel® Secure Key
Intel® OS Guard
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Processor package size 37.537.537.5
Supported instruction sets SSE4.1,SSE4.2SSE4.2,AVX 2.0,SSE4.1SSE4.1,AVX 2.0,SSE4.2
Processor code SR2HGSR2BXSR2BT
Scalability 1S1S1S
CPU configuration (max) 111
Graphics & IMC lithography 14 nm14 nm14 nm
Thermal solution specification PCG 2015CPCG 2015CPCG 2015C
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version
Intel Secure Key Technology version
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version
Intel TSX-NI version
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Processor ARK ID 907298818488196
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.02.0
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Energy Star certified
Width 216 mm216 mm216 mm
Depth 216 mm216 mm216 mm
Height 58 mm58 mm58 mm
Weight 2.04 kg2.04 kg2.04 kg
Display included