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HP Z8 G4
WORKSTATION

DESKTOP PC

MAX OUT ON PERFORMANCE WITH OUR MOST POWERFUL WORKSTATION

When you work with complex simulations, data analysis or high-end VFX, only the best will do. Cut through your toughest jobs with our flagship Z—built for power-intensive workloads.

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ARE YOU WINDOWS 11 READY?

Our current Windows-based PCs will be ready to upgrade to Windows 11, for free, when it’s available.2

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DESIGNED FOR WHAT YOU DO

  • MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT PROFESSIONALS

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

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  • DATA SCIENTISTS & ANALYSTS

    Produce higher accuracy models by analyzing larger datasets using the most complex model algorithms with the power of NVIDIA GPU acceleration.

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  • ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS

    Make quick and reliable design decisions on the most complex projects. Perform advanced simulation functions like non-linear analysis and flow simulations on large assemblies for real-life behavior scenarios.

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UNTHROTTLED, REAL-TIME PERFORMANCE

Forget clicking and waiting. With up to a staggering 56 cores,4 1.5 TB high-speed memory and certification for hardcore apps, you get optimal performance every time.

UP TO 56 CORES4 INTEL® XEON® SCALABLE PROCESSORS

Push your multi-threaded applications to the limit for fast iteration cycles.

UP TO 1.5 TB MEMORY

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

UP TO 56 TB STORAGE5

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

PROFESSIONAL GRAPHICS

Get serious about graphics performance and reach peak productivity with a choice of up to 2x NVIDIA RTX™ A6000 or 2x AMD Radeon™ Pro W6800.6

SOFTWARE CERTIFIED

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

INDUSTRY-LEADING DESIGN AND ACOUSTICS

Our engineers sweat every detail. Strategically placed ducts and fans streamline multiple airflow channels, keeping parts cool and quiet.

THE WORLD’S MOST SECURE WORKSTATIONS7

Hardened security features come standard on every Z8, for an always on, always acting, resilient defense. From the BIOS to the browser, above and below the OS, these constantly evolving solutions help protect your PC from threats.

VR READY

Develop lifelike VR content with professional graphics—NVIDIA RTX™ or AMD Radeon™ Pro—and an Intel® Xeon® processor.8 And with the HP Reverb G2 VR Headset,9 you get stunning immersion with full resolution rendering—2160x2160 resolution per eye at 90 FPS.

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HP ZCENTRAL
REMOTE BOOST

Tap into the power of your Z8 from anywhere with HP ZCentral Remote Boost.20 Get fast responsiveness on demanding projects and collaborate with dispersed teams, even on 3D models.

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UBUNTU. CERTIFIED
AND PRE-INSTALLED.

Access the cutting-edge, open source Ubuntu OS right out of the box. Extensively tested by Canonical, our hardware is Ubuntu certified to perform at its best once it’s in your hands. And, get professional support with optional Ubuntu Advantage - including 24/7 support.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

WINDOWS OR LINUX

Support your unique user needs with a choice of Windows 10 Pro10 — upgradable to Windows 112 — or Linux® operating systems.

EXPANDABILITY

Get ultra-flexible configuration with 7 high-performance PCIe Gen3 slots and get additional expandability supporting up to 4 PCIe storage devices with optional slots.11

POWER SUPPLY

Providing a choice of 1125W, 1450W and 1700W 90% efficient power supplies,12 the Z8 fires up the maximum levels of processing, memory, graphics, storage and I/O configurability.

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 technology13 for fast data transfers.

TOOL-LESS DESIGN

The tool-less chassis lets you quickly and easily access the interior for upgrades and maintenance.

CUTTING-EDGE DESIGN

The Z8 workstation’s modern, sophisticated look features built-in handles for easy relocation.

SANITIZABLE

Designed to be wiped down using many commonly available household disinfecting and cleaning wipes using the HP cleaning guidelines.14

THE WORLD'S MOST SUSTAINABLE PC PORTFOLIO15

LESS WASTE CREATED

We use recycled plastics in Z products, reducing waste going into oceans16 and landfills. We also reduce waste by allowing you to ship multiple products in one carton.

FEWER GREENHOUSE GASES

Z products are ENERGY STAR® certified19 and designed with highly efficient power supplies and idle management to use less energy without sacrificing performance.

BETTER FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT

Z products meticulously adhere to restricted substance regulations, and we select materials that meet GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals’ methodology.17

SELECTED FOR SUSTAINABILITY

EPEAT® is a comprehensive measure of product sustainability, and we are proud to offer a full portfolio of EPEAT® Gold and Silver devices.18

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HP Z27K G3 4K USB-C® DISPLAY
  • 27-inch diagonal 4K resolution for sharper details
  • Color calibration right out of the box
  • Charges Mac® or PC via USB-C®
  • 4-way ergonomics for comfort
  • HP Eye Ease for low blue light

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    HP Z27XS G3 4K USB-C® DREAMCOLOR DISPLAY

  • 27-inch diagonal 4k resolution and HDR for clear, vivid colors
  • 99% sRGB for over a billion colors
  • PANTONE® Validated color pre-set
  • Charges Mac® or PC via USB-C®
  • 4-way ergonomics for comfort
  • Easily adjust brightness with the touch of a button

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HP Z27U G3 QHD USB-C® DISPLAY
  • 27-inch diagonal screen with QHD resolution for sharper details
  • Remarkable color accuracy with 99% sRBG color gamut
  • USB-C® monitor that powers a Mac® or PC
  • 4-way ergonomics for comfort
  • HP Eye Ease an always-on low blue light filter

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HP REVERB G2
  • 2160x2160 90hz RGB displays
  • Valve 114 degree optics
  • 4 camera WMR tracking
  • Valve BMR driver headphones

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Disclaimers

Intel, the Intel logo, Core and Xeon are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. NVIDIA and Quadro are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of NVIDIA Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. Linux® is the registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the U.S. and other countries. AMD is a trademark of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. DisplayPort™ and the DisplayPort™ logo are trademarks owned by the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA®) in the United States and other countries. USB Type-C™ and USB-C™ are trademarks of USB Implementers Forum.

 

Thunderbolt and the Thunderbolt logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and/or other countries. ENERGY STAR® is a registered mark owned by the U.S. government. EPEAT® is a registered trademark of Green Electronics Council.

 

The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.

  1. Based on workstations as of September 25, 2017 and power based on processor, graphics, memory, and power supply. 
  2. The Windows 11 upgrade will be delivered to qualifying devices late 2021 into 2022. Timing varies by device. Certain features require specific hardware (see aka.ms/windows11-specExternal link icon).
  3. Third party software sold separately.
  4. *Multicore is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. Performance and clock frequency will vary depending on application workload and your hardware and software configurations. Intel’s numbering, branding and/or naming is not a measurement of higher performance.
  5. For storage drives, GB = 1 billion bytes. TB = 1 trillion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less. Up to 35GB is reserved for system recovery software.
  6. Graphics are sold separately or as an optional feature.
  7. Based on HP’s unique and comprehensive security capabilities at no additional cost among vendors on HP Workstations with Windows and 8th Gen and higher Intel® processors or AMD Ryzen™ 4000 processors and higher. 
  8. See minimum spec requirements to run VR headset at max resolution at https://www8.hp.com/h20195/v2/GetPDF.aspx/c06630565.pdf
  9. VR Headset sold separately.
  10. Not all features are available in all editions or versions of Windows. Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware, drivers, software or BIOS update to take full advantage of Windows functionality. Windows is automatically updated and enabled. High speed internet and Microsoft account required. ISP fees may apply and additional requirements may apply over time for updates. See http://www.windows.comExternal link icon.
  11. Sold separately or as an optional feature.
  12. Must be configured at the time of purchase.
  13. HP 10GBASE-T Dual NIC Module Z6/8 G4 is sold separately or as an optional feature.
  14. Select household wipes can be safely used to clean HP Elite, Workstation PCs and HP Pro 635 Aero G7 up to 1,000 wipes: See wipe manufacturer’s instructions for disinfecting and the HP cleaning guide for HP tested wipe solutions at How to Sanitize Your HP Device Whitepaper (http://h20195.www2.hp.com/v2/GetDocument.aspx?docname=4AA7-7610ENW) Not applicable to HP Elite c1030 Chromebook.
  15. Applies to HP PCs, Workstations and Displays manufactured after January 2019. Based on most Gold and Silver EPEAT® registrations by meeting all required criteria and achieving 50-74% of the optional points for EPEAT® Silver and 75-100% of the optional points for EPEAT® Gold according to IEEE 1680.1-2018 EPEAT®. Status varies by country. Visit www.epeat.netExternal link icon  for more information.
  16. The Z4 G4 fans now contain 25% ocean bound plastics by weight.
  17. Based on IEEE 1680.1-2018 standards.
  18. Based on US EPEAT® registration according to IEEE 1680.1-2018 EPEAT®. Status varies by country. Visit www.epeat.netExternal link icon for more information.
  19. Select SKUs are ENERGY STAR® certified.
  20. HP ZCentral Remote Boost Sender does not come preinstalled on Z Workstations but can be downloaded and run on all Z desktop and laptops without license purchase. With non-Z sender devices, purchase of perpetual individual license or perpetual floating license per simultaneously executing versions and purchase of ZCentral Remote Boost Software Support is required. ZCentral Remote Boost Sender for non-Z Hardware requires a license and Windows 10, RHEL/CentOS (7 or 8), or UBUNTU 18.04 or 20.04 LTS operating systems. macOS (10.14 or newer) operating system and ThinPro 7.2 are only supported on the receiver side. Requires network access. The software is available for download at hp.com/ZCentralRemoteBoost.