Alongside the HP Z210 series desktop workstations, HP brings three new mobile workstations – EliteBook 8760w, 8560w and 8460w. The new EliteBook w-series are built on HP’s FORGE design framework, offering “a timeless construction, with precision-engineered durability features that are designed for maximum reliability and with the environment in mind”.
These EliteBook mobile workstations are powered by second generation Intel Core i5/i7 processor and up to 32GB of RAM. The 17.3-inch EliteBook 8760w is the top-of-the-line model. It can be equipped with a choice of FirePro or NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics with up to 4GB of video memory. The 15.6-inch EliteBook 8560w pack either 1GB FirePro M5950 or Quadro 1000M/2000M with 2GB video memory. The 14-inch EliteBook 8460w is the smallest and lightest mobile workstation starts at only 4.9 pounds. It gets 1GB AMD FirePro M3900 graphics.
HP’s new EliteBook w-series come with up to 750GB 7200RPM hard drive or up to 256GB SSD or 320GB SED (Self Encrypting Drive); and DVD SuperMulti drive or optional Blu-ray drive. You can also expect WiFi connectivity, USB 3.0 connectors, ExpressCard/54, Smart Card reader, webcam, SRS Premium Sound and optional 3G/3.5G mobile broadband support.
The HP EliteBook 8760w, 8560w and 8460w include precision aluminum-alloy hinges and cast titanium-alloy display latches for enhanced durability. Sporting a radial-brushed display cover in a new gunmetal color, the portfolio boasts an aerospace design inspired HP DuraCase and is MIL STD 810G tested for drop, vibration, dust and altitude that might arise during on-the-go computing. Coming in May, HP EliteBook 8760w, 8560w and 8460w start at $1,899, $1,349 and $1,299 respectively.