Ubuntu on HP Z420 Workstation

The HP Z420 Workstation workstation (desktop) with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified Pre-Install for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.


Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.
Hewlett-Packard: J61 v01.07 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1620 @ 3.60GHz
nVidia GF108GL [Quadro 600]
Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection
Unknown Hitachi HDS723020BLA642
Intel C600/X79 series chipset IDE-r Controller
Intel C600/X79 series chipset SATA RAID Controller