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Video Editors Increase Your Creative Productivity with HP Z Workstations

Screen Shot 06-10-16 at 10.47 AMIf you are a video editor looking to replace or upgrade your existing NLE hardware, you MUST take a look at our Videoguys Tech Select HP Z Workstations.  We worked with HP, Adobe & Avid to create configurations that deliver the highest possible performance at targeted price points that we know hit the spot for video editing. This article by HP goes into some of the reasons why HP Z Workstations are the best choice today for Video and Film.
Give Videoguys a call 800-323-2325 and ask to talk to one of our techs to find the HP Z Workstation that is the perfect fit for your workflows and budget.

In both desktop and mobile systems, HP Z Workstations help you boost productivity with multi-core processors, large memory capacities, leading-edge graphics, and unique technologies built for the media and entertainment industries—such as ThunderBolt 2 for I/O connectivity, HP Z Turbo Drive to reduce graphics response times (even with 4k video) and HP DreamColor technology, which helps you maintain consistent color across digital workflows. That’s just a few examples of HP’s deep commitment to serve the needs of media and entertainment industry pros.

Empower your post-production work with HP Z Workstations

HP20151008382_tcm_245_2208380HP Z Workstations empower your video and film post-production workflows with 64-bit system architectures, multi-core processors, leading-edge graphics, and large memory capacities that allow multiple applications to run simultaneously. Whether in a desktop or a mobile system, HP Z Workstations also bring you high system reliability, HP DreamColor technology to maintain consistent colors, Thunderbolt1 connectivity, HP Z Turbo Drive to handle large files blazingly fast, certification from independent software vendors, and tool-less chassis designs to simplify system maintenance and upgrades.

media_entertainment_audio_z820_side_tcm_245_1511750Complete peace of mind

HP Z Workstations are designed for mission-critical applications, where system failure is not acceptable. The tool-less chassis makes it easy to service and simple to access, change and add components. All HP Z Workstations come with a limited 3-year parts, 3-year labor, and 3-year onsite service standard warranty that is extendable up to 5 years.

Rigorous testing and certification

HP invests in people, equipment, partner relationships, as well as testing and ISV (Independent Software Vendor) certification processes to ensure HP Z Workstations work as expected with professional applications from the world’s leading software companies. Before HP Z Workstations receive ISV certification, they undergo rigorous testing. This level of HP effort means your investment in software and HP hardware is protected — the HP commitment to the quality and support of your solution.

Certified Applications

  • Adobe Creative Cloud; Adobe After Effects CC; Adobe Production Premium CC; Adobe® Premier Pro CC
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Autodesk 3ds Max; Autodesk Maya; Autodesk Mudbox; Autodesk Flame

Experience the HP Difference

HP Z Turbo Drive

Set a new performance curve for your HP Z Workstation with the HP Z Turbo Drive. It’s blazingly fast! Even with 4K video, the Z Turbo can handle large files and reduce your work time from hours to minutes with a solid state drive powered by ultra-fast Samsung NMVe PCIe technology. And, it’s amazingly affordable! Access up to 4x the performance at a cost comparable to today’s SATA SSDs with this innovative solution only available on HP Z Workstations.

Performance Advisor

With this built-in Workstation guru, you will spend more time doing and less time troubleshooting. Get a consolidated report of the workstation hardware and software configuration and, with one click, tune your HP Z Workstation specifically for your professional application.

Remote Graphics Software (RGS)

Access the performance and reliability of your HP Z Workstation from anywhere. From the factory floor to the boardroom, HP RGS brings seamless remote workstation access to new destinations. Collaborate in real time with colleagues across the hall or across the country. Only HP provides the real time, top visual fidelity of remote workstation access with HP RGS standard with every HP Z Workstation.

ME_video_tcm_245_2020055HP DreamColor and Z Displays. You dream it, we deliver it in breathtakingly accurate color.

The award winning HP DreamColor and ultra-high definition HP 4K and 5K Z Displays are designed and engineered with HP Z Workstations to outperform, so you can outperform with striking visual results. Work in brilliant, trusted color and bring your ideas to life with the HP DreamColor Z27x and Z32x UHD display, featuring HP’s unrivaled integrated calibration engine, 4K input support, and 10-bit color that drives up to 1.07 billion onscreen colors. HP DreamColor and HP Z Displays are ideal for a wide range of color workflows, including animation, visual effects, post-production, digital photography, and digital pre-press.

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By Gary, June 10, 2016