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Max Out on Performance with our Most Powerful Workstation

HP Z8 G4 Workstation Desktop PC

When you work with the most complex simulations, video editing, or high-end VFX, only our flagship Z workstation and most powerful PC will do. 

HP Z8 G4

Unthrottled, Real-Time

Forget clicking and waiting. With up to a staggering 56 cores,1 1.5 TB high-speed memory and certification for hardcore apps, you get optimal performance from your Z8 workstation PC every time.

Up to 56 cores with 2x Intel® Xeon® Scalable CPUs1

Run demanding professional apps and push your multi-threaded applications to the limit for fast iteration cycles with up to 56 cores. Avoid system crashes in the middle of your workflow with Error Correction Code (ECC) memory that detects and corrects soft errors in the memory system on the fly.6

Up to 2x NVIDIA RTX™ A6000 or 1x AMD Radeon™ Pro W6800 GPUs2

Get serious about performance and reach peak productivity with your choice of professional graphics.

Software Certified

ISV Certified

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

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Up to 1.5 TB DDR4-2933 ECC SDRAM

Get the ultimate productivity boost when working with massive and complex data sets with Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory.19


Up to 56 TB3

Say goodbye to bottlenecks and get optimal performance in storage-bound applications.

Power Supply

Up to 1700W17

Multiple PSU options, including the 1700W PSU17, enable increasing need for GPU, even with the highest power CPUs and rich configurations.


Scale up

Your System

Push the limits of productivity. With up to 56 cores1 with dual Intel® Xeon® processors, dual professional graphics, 1.5 TB high-speed memory, 56 TB storage3 and 7 PCIe card slots14— you can keep expanding as your work evolves.


Thermals and Acoustics

From the inside out, our engineers sweat every detail. Strategically placed ducts and fans streamline multiple airflow channels, keeping parts cool and quiet. Tool-free access makes upgrading components quick and easy.


Rely on Your

Work with confidence knowing your desktop has undergone 360,000 hours of rigorous testing, military-standard testing,4 is certified for industry-leading software, and is built to run your heaviest workloads 24/7.

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.

Explore new dimensions, build bigger worlds, tell richer stories, and render it all in 3D with industry-driving performance from your Z workstation.

Third party software sold separately.

Work quickly and efficiently with advanced datasets, including videos, images, and speech. Ideal for AI, machine learning, deep learning, simulations, and complex data analysis.

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.

Virtual Reality

Work, Play, and
Create in VR

Elevate your workflow with a VR-ready desktop. Develop lifelike content with professional graphics and processor performance, and transform how you design, train, and collaborate. And when paired with the HP Reverb G2 VR Headset, you get stunning immersion with full-resolution rendering.5

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All the Ports You Need for Maximum Productivity

  1. Headset Audio

  2. 2x USB 3.1 G1 Type-A
  3. Premium (shown) – 2x USB 3.1 G2 Type-C®
    Standard – 2x USB 3.1 G1 Type-A
  4. Media Card Reader (optional)
  1. Audio Line In/Out
  2. Serial Port
  3. 6x USB 3.1 G1 Type-A
  4. 2x RJ-45 (network)
  5. Keyboard/Mouse PS/2

More About Z by HP

• Security

Peace of Mind

Security is our commitment – so you can focus on driving results. Find total confidence with HP Wolf Security for Business.20

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• 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.7

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Additional Features

Windows or Linux®

Support your unique user needs with a choice of Windows 118, 16 or Linux® operating systems.

Ubuntu Pre-installed

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


Get ultra-flexible configuration with up to 7 high-performance PCIe Gen3 slots and get additional expandability supporting up to 4 PCIe storage devices with optional slots.9

Power Supply 

Providing a choice of 1125W, 1450W and 1700W17 90% efficient power supplies, the Z8 fires up the maximum levels of processing, memory, graphics, storage and I/O configurability.

Tool-less Access

Evolve your work. Evolve your rig. With tool-less access to the interior, you can customize your Z by HP to fit your needs. 

Long Lifecycle 

Minimize how often you have to refresh your PC with a machine built for longevity. This workstation is with you for the long-term.

Fast Network Connections

Designed with two ports of lightning-quick 10 GbE network connection at a lower cost than standard PCIe add-in cards and with Thunderbolt™ 3 technology11 for fast data transfers.


Tested to withstand 1,000 cleaning cycles with select household wipes.12

Software and Remote IT Solutions


Hybridize your

A complete hardware and software solution to power your remote workforce.

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ZCentral Remote Boost13 and Teradici CAS


Access high-performance workstation power anywhere with remote software.

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