HP has released 17- and 15-inch EliteBook mobile workstations – ie laptops with workstation-class graphics chips – plus a small entry-level workstation, the Z220.
The EliteBooks offer next-generation Intel Core i7 quad-core or i7 or i5 dual-core processors, up to 32 GB of system memory and a design that's somewhere between stylish and functional
The HP EliteBook 8770w has a 17-inch screen and offers the highest-performing professional graphics and extreme processing power, and is highly configurable. The more portable HP EliteBook 8570w includes high-end professional graphics, robust processing power and a 15-inch display. HP’s most travel-friendly mobile workstation, the HP EliteBook 8470w, has a 14-inch display.
The Z220 Workstation models offer choices from the new Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 v2 family and third-generation Intel Core processor family. They feature the latest Intel HD Graphics P4000 professional graphics option on selected Intel Xeon E3v2 processors, and a selection of entry, mid-range and high-end discrete graphics cards from NVIDIA and AMD, including support for the next generation PCIe Gen3 graphics cards as they become available.
Other performance enhancements include up to 32GB of 1600MHz DDR3 memory (ECC or non-ECC) and Intel® Smart Response Technology(3), an easy to install disk caching technology that can significantly improve storage IO performance, for faster boot time and frequently accessed applications. An optional handle in the top optical bay makes it more convenient to move the Z220 CMT.