LAS VEGAS -- There were occasional reminders at the Consumer Electronics Show that even in 2014, the fastest silicon is not in tablets and smartphones, or even inside PCs.
Enter Hewlett-Packard's new all-in-one workstation. It squeezes some pretty brawny silicon behind a 27-inch touch screen. And some serious cooling power too.Announced at CES, the Z1 G2 can be configured with the 82-watt Intel Xeon E3-1280 v3 processor and up to a 100-watt (max power) Nvidia Quadro K4100M graphics.
While consumers have gotten used to fanless phones and tablets, professional-class -- and some might say real -- horsepower still … Read more