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Take on
Processor-Intensive Workloads. Relentlessly.

HP Z8 G5 Workstation Desktop PC

The Z8 G5 offers more CPU performance than ever before, in a classic dual-socket design, to accelerate rendering with real-time ray tracing, data visualization, and model training—plus plenty of room to expand as demands change.


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HP Z8 G5

Unthrottled, Real-Time

Tackle processor-intensive workflows with up to 64 cores across 2 Intel® Xeon® CPUs1, 2 GPUs2 and 1 TB DDR5 RAM3. With a world class acoustic design, this PC runs whisper-quiet.

Next-gen Intel® Xeon® Processor - up to 64 Cores1

Power demanding professional workloads with more CPU performance than ever before—up to 64 cores with 2 next-gen Intel® Xeon® CPUs—and professional grade security and reliability.


Up to 2 High-End GPUs2

Tackle processor-heavy rendering, machine learning, and data visualization projects with up to 2 NVIDIA RTX™ A6000 or 2 AMD Radeon™ Pro W6800 GPUs.



Up to 1 TB DDR5 ECC Memory3

Power through memory-intensive workloads with up to 1 TB DDR5 memory for fast CPU-dependent rendering, model training and development, and data visualization performance.



Up to 120 TB3

Get storage across a variety of devices, including two front accessible, hot-swappable NVMe bays, 7 PCIe slots (up to Gen 5), and tool-less access.

Data Transfer

Fast Data Transfer and Network Connectivity

Thunderbolt™ 4 technology4 for fast data transfers, and two ports of lightning-quick 10 GbE network connections at a lower cost than standard PCIe add-in cards.

Software Certified


ISV Certified

Work with confidence knowing your desktop is certified with leading software applications to ensure peak performance even with complex projects.





Easily expand as work evolves with room for up to 2 high-end graphics cards2, 1 TB memory, 120 TB storage, and more.3


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Storage Drives

2 Front NVMe Bays3

Easily expand with two front accessible, hot-swappable NVMe bays with status information via external LED and email notifications. 

Expansion Slots

7 PCIe Slots

Supports the highest performance workflows with 7 PCIe slots up to the latest Gen 5.


Tool-less Access

Easily update the components in your Z to meet your needs with tool-less access to the interior and tool-less addition of key components like M.2 drives and 3.5” SATA devices.

Built on HP Breakthroughs

• Security

Comprehensive Security

With world-class HP Wolf Security for Business5 on your workstation, you can focus on driving results. The PC is protected below, in and above the OS.

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• Reliability

Reliability You Can Trust

Get peace of mind with a workstation that’s built to endure. The Z8 undergoes 360K hours of rigorous testing, military-standard testing6, is certified for industry leading professional software, and built to run your heaviest workloads 24/7.

• Lifecycle

Maximize Your
IT Lifecycle

Designed for simpler IT management, the Z8 G5 desktop workstation is built for longevity with a 3 year lifecycle—longer than entry workstations. Plan for the future and avoid re-qualifying devices every year, saving you serious time and money.

• Sustainability

Better for People.
Better for the Planet.

Here's why our TCO Certified, ENERGY STAR awarded and EPEAT assessed Z by HP portfolio helps protect our shared future.

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Cool and Quiet Under
Any Workload

Push your system to the max without disruptive noise.

All the Ports You Need for
Maximum Productivity

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  1. Power button

  2. Combo audio jack

  3. Standard Front I/O Module:
    4 x USB 3 Type-A (5 Gbps signaling rate) (1 charging)
  4. 1x Media Card Reader (optional)

  5. 5.25" optional external bays (CRU carriers - 2 x M.2/2 x HDD)
  6. Drive bay lock (optional)
  7. Slimline optical bay drive
  8. Front handle
  1. Tool free 90% efficient power supply-1125W, 1450W, 1700W
  2. 2 x 10GbE Optional ports (optional)
  3. 2 x 1 GbE Ethernet standard ports
  4. 6 x USB 3 Type-A (5 Gbps signaling rate)
  5. Audio line
  6. Power connector
  7. Power button
  8. Rear handle

The Workstation for Your Workflow

Optimized for BIM and 3D CAD design. Easily manipulate 3D shapes, render with real-time ray tracing, and run advanced simulations and visualizations — even in VR.

Third party software sold separately.

Visualize your project anytime. Move seamlessly between 3D CAD, rendering with real-time ray tracing, and advanced simulations and visualizations — even in VR.

Third party software sold separately.

Create, iterate and render faster so you can tell your story better. The Z8 is a 2-CPU, 2-GPU machine optimized for virtual production, in-camera visual effects and real-time rendering, as well as color grading and finishing.

Third party software sold separately.

Breeze through processor-intensive workflows like real-time data analytics and complex AI or machine learning with greater accuracy and near-zero latency.

Third party software sold separately.

From prototype to launch, speed up your development cycle, whether you’re designing a mobile or desktop app, programming an operating system, or making a VR game. 

Third party software sold separately.

Additional Features

Windows or Linux

Support your unique user needs with a choice of Windows 11 Pro, WSL2 or Linux® operating systems.7

VR Ready10

Develop lifelike content with professional graphics and processor performance, and transform how you design, train, and collaborate. ​VR ready right out of the box.

Ubuntu Pre-Installed

Extensively tested by Canonical, our hardware is Ubuntu-certified to perform at its best right out of the box.

Windows Subsystem for Linux® 27

Run your Linux environment directly in Windows with Windows Subsystem for Linux® 2. Within a single operating system, you’ll get productivity, security, and manageability.7


Power Supply

Providing a choice of 1125W, 1450W and 1700W8 90% efficient power supplies, the Z8 fires up the maximum levels of processing, memory, graphics, storage and I/O configurability.

Z by HP Data Science Stack Manager

Z by HP Data Science Stack Manager provides easy access to popular data science tools and updates them automatically, to help you customize your environment on Windows or Ubuntu.9

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