back to article What's in HP's sack? Pre-built Ubuntu machines for the little data scientists in your life

Christmas might have come early for data scientists and analysts as HP is to start selling a selection of its laptops pre-installed with Ubuntu 20.04 and everything you need to crunch numbers and build AI models. The snappily named Z by HP Data Science Software preload will ship select ZBook Studio G7 workstations and Book …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Ubuntu? here comes...

    JAKE

  2. katrinab Silver badge
    Paris Hilton

    i5-10400H, 8GB RAM. 256GB RAM, Intel graphics

    Not really my idea of a "powerful workstation".

    Also, if you compare the options on a like-for-like basis with the 16" MacBook Pro, the HP is more expensive.

  3. Gene Cash Silver badge

    "mobile workstation PC"

    WTF is that? [click] it's a fuckin' laptop!

    [clicks on prices] it's a fuckin' EXPENSIVE low-spec laptop!

  4. jgarbo
    Devil

    I sniff a familiar odor: Sneaky profit. How can an ordinary laptop with a FREE OS cost more than the "notoriously overpriced" Mac?

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