HP Z Workstations

How to buy

How to buy HP Workstations

Small to medium businesses

Configure your dream workstation with just a few clicks–and have it sent right to your doorstep. Or speak with one of our trained experts.


Monday - Friday: 8am - 11pm (EST)
Weekends: 9am - 11pm (EST)
Closed on holidays

Large Enterprise

If you need hundreds of PCs or more than 50 workstations per year, our Large Enterprise sales reps can be especially helpful with IT managed deployments.


Monday - Friday: 5am - 7pm (PST)
Saturday: 7am - 4pm (PST)
Closed Sundays and holidays

Government and education

Find solutions for your unique organization–including Federal, State and Local Government, Healthcare, K-12 and Higher Education.



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K-12 education sales team


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Buy from an HP Workstation reseller

HP works with both national retailers and specialized local resellers to bring our workstations to you with great customer service.

Local and regional partners

Local and regional partners specialize in local services and IT solutions. They often provide value added services specific to professional industries like CAD and digital media.

National resellers

National resellers carry HP Workstation standard configurations in stock for fast delivery. Many can also help you load custom operating systems and install 3rd party components.

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HP Z Workstations and Autodesk

Increase Your Creative Productivity with HP Z Workstations

In both desktop and mobile systems, HP Z Workstations help you boost productivity with multi-core processors, large memory capacities, leading-edge graphics, and unique technologies built for the media and entertainment industries—such as Thunderbolt™ 1 2 3 for I/O connectivity, HP Z Turbo Drive to reduce graphics response times (even with 4k video) and HP DreamColor technology, which helps you maintain consistent color across digital workflows. That’s just a few examples of HP’s deep commitment to serve the needs of media and entertainment industry pros.

Autodesk University

Create stunning visual effects and animation

Whether in film, video games, or television, Autodesk provides digital artists and animators with technologies that are redefining digital content creation. HP Z Workstations powered by Intel® Xeon® processors are engineered to optimize the way hardware and software components work together, delivering massive, whole-system computational power that helps maximize your productivity and makes creating digital media faster and more efficient than ever before. HP and Autodesk: working together to deliver what the pros need.

HP and Autodesk

Rigorous testing and certification

HP invests in people, equipment, testing, and certification processes to help ensure that Autodesk Media & Entertainment applications take full advantage of the performance capabilities of the latest HP Z Workstations. HP product testing includes application performance, graphics, and comprehensive ISV certification for maximum productivity. Before HP Z Workstations receive Autodesk certification, they undergo rigorous testing. You can be confident with your solution investment in HP and Autodesk. Also, all HP Z Workstations come with a 3-year parts, 3-year labor and 3-year onsite service (3/3/3) standard limited warranty that is extendable up to 5 years.

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  • Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate
  • Entertainment Creation Suite Premium
  • Entertainment Creation Suite Standard
  • 3ds Max
  • Maya
HP Z820 Workstation side view

Autodesk Professionals Demand Workstation Power

HP has a unique relationship with Autodesk. HP Z Workstations are the internal desktop standard throughout Autodesk. This means that Autodesk chooses HP Z Workstations to develop, test, and demo their powerful, cutting-edge 3D design and engineering software. Additionally, Autodesk’s Media and Entertainment creative finishing systems business has standardized on HP Z Workstations for its turnkey solutions, including Autodesk Flame Premium software. This close relationship gives you the confidence that your solution providers will work together to support your needs for years to come.

HP Z Workstations are designed, tested and built for Autodesk users looking for high performance and extreme stability with up to dual eight-core Intel® Xeon® processors, professional graphics hardware from NVIDIA and AMD, Microsoft® Windows® operating systems, expanded I/O and massive storage, as well as fast, reliable memory, EPEAT®Gold-rated and ENERGY STAR®-qualified configurations.

Why HP Workstations  


Why HP Z Workstations


The power to get work done

See why HP Z Workstations are the preferred choice of professionals who demand reliably powerful computing solutions in their line of work.

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Experience the HP Difference

HP Z Turbo Drive  



HP Z Turbo Drive


HP Z Turbo Drive

Set a new performance curve for your HP Z Workstation with the HP Z Turbo Drive. It’s blazingly fast! Even with 4K video, the Z Turbo can handle large files and reduce your work time from hours to minutes with a solid state drive powered by ultra-fast Samsung NMVe PCIe technology. And, it’s amazingly affordable! Access up to 4x the performance at a cost comparable to today’s SATA SSDs with this innovative solution only available on HP Z Workstations.

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Performance Advisor  



Performance Advisor


Performance Advisor

With this built-in Workstation guru, you will spend more time doing and less time troubleshooting. Get a consolidated report of the workstation hardware and software configuration and, with one click, tune your HP Z Workstation specifically for your professional application.

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Remote Graphics Software  



Remote Graphics Software


HP Remote Graphics Software (RGS)

HP RGS is the ideal tool to collaborate with a dispersed team of creatives or remotely access your visual FX, video editing, animation, and broadcasting applications. Now your Windows or Linux based graphic-rich applications are accessible to you wherever you go. Experience optimal cross-platform flexibility and productivity with the new HP RGS receiver for Mac®. HP RGS gives you full access to the entire desktop of your workstation from any other PC or Mac. No need to install your applications in both places. Keep the files on the workstation or server. Just connect via HP RGS and pick up where you left off. And with HP Z Workstations, you get HP RGS for free!

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HP DreamColor and Z Displays. You dream it, we deliver it in breathtakingly accurate color.

The award winning HP DreamColor and ultra-high definition HP 4K and 5K Z Displays are designed and engineered with HP Z Workstations to outperform, so you can outperform with striking visual results. Work in brilliant, trusted color and bring your ideas to life with the HP DreamColor Z27x and Z32x UHD display, featuring HP’s unrivaled integrated calibration engine, 4K input support, and 10-bit color that drives up to 1.07 billion onscreen colors. HP DreamColor and HP Z Displays are ideal for a wide range of color workflows, including animation, visual effects, post-production, digital photography, and digital pre-press.

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HP DreamColor and Z Displays

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