Ubuntu on HP Z230 SFF WorkStation

The HP Z230 SFF 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.

Releases

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Slow Resume from Suspend
This system does not not meet our performance criteria for resuming from suspend, but suspend/resume is functional and other functionality is not affected.
MMC Cards
The card reader does not work with MMC cards. SD and SDHC cards, however, should work as expected.

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Slow Resume from Suspend
This system does not not meet our performance criteria for resuming from suspend, but suspend/resume is functional and other functionality is not affected.

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1270 v3 @ 3.50GHz
BIOS
Hewlett-Packard L51 v01.13
Video
nVidia GK107GL [Quadro K600]
Network
Intel Ethernet Connection I217-LM
Storage
Unknown ST1000DM003-1CH162
Storage
Unknown WDC WD5000AAKX-603CA0
Storage
Intel 82801 SATA Controller [RAID mode]