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4600 Workstation
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Affordable innovation with the power to do more
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HP xw4600 Workstation frequently asked questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Intel
Core™ microarchitecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
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Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Drives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Chassis design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Operating system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
PCI Express Graphics and I/O . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
ISV certificates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Manageability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Options and modules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Warranty and support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10

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  • Page 1: Frequently Asked Questions

    4600 Workstation Affordable innovation with the power to do more HP xw4600 Workstation frequently asked questions ....2 Intel Core™ microarchitecture ........3 ®...
  • Page 2 Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor can help you determine which features of Windows Vista will run on your computer. To download the tool, visit http://www.windowsvista.com/upgradeadvisor. All HP Personal Workstations are capable of running Genuine Windows Vista Business. Windows Vista Business disk also included for future upgrade if desired.
  • Page 3 CD and a DVD simultaneously. For more information, go to: www.intel.com/design/chipsets/hdaudio.htm Yes. The HP xw4600 is a completely new platform based on new technology from Intel. Most of the system drivers will be different than those used on the HP xw4400; therefore you will have to create a new golden image. Manageability software is available to help with this image building process.
  • Page 4 Yes and no. The HP xw4600 uses DDR2 800 unbuffered ECC memory technology for ECC memory configurations up to 8 GB, as well as DDR2 667 unbuffered ECC memory up to 4 GB. The HP xw4400 used DDR2 667 exclusively for all configurations.
  • Page 5 HP xw4600. Yes. HP offers an optional 16-in- 1 Media Card reader that can be factory-installed on the xw4600. This device will enable users to quickly and easily transfer data between their workstation and their flash media (Compact Flash, Smart Media, etc).
  • Page 6 (See chapters 1-3). No, you must obtain the Red Hat Box Set of your choice. The HP Installer Kit for Linux is a CD set to be used in conjunction with a RHEL install and supports Red Hat Enterprise WS 4. Red Hat requires that you purchase Red Hat...
  • Page 7 Red Hat Network and obtain newer OS versions or build their own custom golden image. So instead HP is including the OS install CDs as ISO images on a hard disk drive partition. You can choose to create install CDs from the ISO images if you prefer.
  • Page 8 Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS4 (RHEL WS4) has both a 32-bit version and a 64-bit version. HP will preinstall the 64-bit version of RHEL WS4 and will also support the 32- and 64-bit versions with a driver CD in the HP Installer Kit for Linux.
  • Page 9 HP has very strong relationships with independent software vendors (ISVs). The software vendors recognize that HP is a critical ally in the industry, not only as a hardware OEM, but in marketing and support relationships. HP, in some cases, has engineering personnel located full-time onsite at these software vendors’ locations providing technical support, application performance tuning and graphics driver optimization.
  • Page 10 Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. Intel, Pentium and Intel Core are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.