HP Z2 G8
TOWER WORKSTATION

DESKTOP PC

ENGINEERED TO EVOLVE.

We've engineered a whole new level of performance for entry desktop workstations, so you can cut through rendering, visualisation, and BIM projects without missing a beat. And when your demands change, you have impressive expandability to upgrade.

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DESIGNED FOR WHAT YOU DO

  • ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS

    Optimised for 3D CAD and BIM workflows. Easily manipulate 3D shapes and render photorealistic models in real time.

     

    Designed for:1 Bentley Microstation, Graphisoft Archicad, Autodesk AutoCAD®, Autodesk Revit®, VectorWorks.

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  • PRODUCT DESIGNERS

    Accelerate your 3D modeling design cycles with full, unthrottled performance. Get advanced rendering capabilities for faster design visualization.

     

    Designed for:1 CATIA, Creo, Autodesk Inventor®, SOLIDWORKS®, Siemens Solid Edge.

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  • SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

    Create truly immersive virtual reality experiences with a VR ready PC, optimised for leading VR engines. Achieve low latency response times and high frame rates on 3D graphics rendering.

     

    Designed for:1 Unity, Unreal Engine.

YOUR NEW BENCHMARK FOR ENTRY WORKSTATION POWER

FULL PERFORMANCE
PROCESSORS22

Get high frequency performance on single and multi-threaded applications with the latest generation Intel® Xeon® and Intel® Core™—including K-Series—vPro®processors.2

PROFESSIONAL
GRAPHICS

Seamlessly render, design and multitask on your biggest projects with up to NVIDIA RTX™ A50003 or AMD Radeon™ Pro W570021 graphics.4

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PCIe GEN 4
 

Get better performance in visualisation with PCIe Gen 4 based graphics and increased storage bandwidth so you can download and access large files quickly.

UNTHROTTLED
PERFORMANCE 

Z's industry-leading thermals keep the processor and graphics card cool, so they can run at max performance for extended periods of time.

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SOFTWARE
CERTIFIED

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

THERMAL
MANAGEMENT

Innovatively designed to keep hardware components cool and quiet no matter how hard you push it. Have confidence to run your system at max load 24/7. 

POWER SUPPLY
 

Multiple PSU options, including the 700W PSU, enable increasing need for GPU, even with the highest power CPUs and rich configurations.5

INTEL® DYNAMIC TUNING TECHNOLOGY (DTT)

Our engineers have custom tuned your PC to ensure peak performance for your heaviest workloads. Now you're ready to take on any task.6

BUILT TO EXPAND. POWER TO GROW.

Need to upgrade graphics? Add specialised PCIe cards? With room to expand and tool-less access, you can add components as your needs evolve. This is an investment that will last.

1. STORAGE

Up to 28 TB.7

2. MEMORY

Up to 128 GB DDR-4 3200 SDRAM.

3. PCIe Slots

4 PCIe Slots (1x PCIe G4).

4. PROCESSOR

Options include Intel® Core™—including K-Series—or Intel® Xeon.® 

5. PROFESSIONAL GRAPHICS4

Up to NVIDIA RTX™ A50003 or AMD Radeon™ Pro W5700 graphics.

6. FLEXIBLE I/O MODULE8

Options include DP 1.4, VGA, HDMI, Dual USB Type-A, USB Type-C® with Alt-DP or Serial Port and more.

7. TOOL-LESS ACCESS 

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

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INDUSTRY-LEADING SECURITY, RELIABILITY, AND REMOTE SOFTWARE

THE WORLD'S MOST SECURE WORKSTATIONS.9

Hardened security features come standard on every Z2 Tower, 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. 

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WE TEST IT SO YOU CAN TRUST IT. 24/7.

Backed by 360K hours of rigorous testing, military-standard testing,10 and software certifications, every component is put to the test. 

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ACCESS YOUR Z2 TOWER FROM ANYWHERE.

Access the power of your Z2 Tower from anywhere with HP ZCentral Remote Boost.11 Get fast responsiveness on demanding projects and collaborate with dispersed teams, even on 3D models.

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VR READY

Develop lifelike VR content with professional graphics—NVIDIA RTX™ or AMD Radeon™ Pro—and an Intel® Xeon® or Core™ processor.12 And with the HP Reverb G2 VR Headset,13 you get stunning immersion with full resolution rendering—2160x2160 resolution per eye at 90 FPS.

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OTHER FEATURES

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Support your unique user needs with a choice of Windows 10 Pro 64* or Linux® operating systems.

SANITISABLE

Designed to be wiped down using many commonly available household disinfecting and cleaning wipes using the HP cleaning guidelines.15

THE WORLD'S MOST SUSTAINABLE PC PORTFOLIO16

LESS WASTE CREATED

We use recycled plastics in Z products, reducing waste going into oceans17 and landfills. We also minimise waste by allowing you to ship multiple products in one carton. 

FEWER GREENHOUSE GASSES

Z products are ENERGY STAR® certified 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.18

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.19

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NEED MORE POWER?

Explore the Z4—our best-selling workhorse.

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

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Z27U G3 QHD USB-C DISPLAY
  • 27-inch diagonal screen with QHD resolution for sharper details
  • Remarkable colour accuracy with 99% sRBG colour 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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Z24F G3 FHD DISPLAY
  • 23.8- inch diagonal Full HD resolution
  • Colour calibration right out of the box
  • 4-way ergonomics for comfort
  • HP Eye Ease for low blue light
  • It’s plastics consist of over 80% recycled materials20

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Disclaimers

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.

 

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. (For datasheets and MDA funded assets use the following statement for Microsoft: "All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.”). 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.

 

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  1. Third party software sold separately.
  2. vPro® is available on Intel® Core™ i5-11500 and above processors. vPro® is available on all  Intel® Xeon® processors.
  3. NVIDIA® RTX™ A5000 graphics are planned to be available in 2H 2021.
  4. Graphics are sold separately or as an optional feature.
  5. Optional feature that must be configured at purchase.
  6. Intel DTT only enabled on Intel® Xeon® 8-core 80W and Intel® Core™ 8-core 65W processors.
  7. 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.
  8. Flexible I/O needs to be configured at time of purchase.
  9. Based on HP’s unique and comprehensive security capabilities at no additional cost on HP Workstations with Windows and 8th Gen and higher Intel® processors or AMD Ryzen™ 4000 processors and higher.
  10. Undergoes MIL-STD testing. MIL-STD testing is not intended to demonstrate fitness for U.S. Department of Defense contract requirements or for military use. Test results are not a guarantee of future performance under these test conditions. Accidental damage requires an optional HP Accidental Damage Protection Care Service.
  11. 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 are only supported on the receiver side. Requires network access. The software is available for download at hp.com/ZCentralRemoteBoost.
  12. See minimum spec requirements to run VR headset at max resolution at https://www8.hp.com/h20195/v2/GetPDF.aspx/c06630565.pdf
  13. VR Headset sold separately.
  14. All DisplayPort support DP1.4 / HBR2 when video output is via Intel Graphics.
  15. Select household wipes can be safely used to clean HP Elite and Workstation PCs 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.
  16. 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.net External link icon  for more information.
  17. Speaker enclosure contains 5% ocean bound plastics by weight.
  18. Based on IEEE 1680.1-2018 standards.
  19. Based on US EPEAT® registration according to IEEE 1680.1-2018 EPEAT®. Status varies by country. Visit www.epeat.net External link icon for more information.
  20. Recycled plastic content percentage is based on the definition set in the IEEE 1680.1-2018 EPEAT standard.
  21. AMD Radeon™ Pro W5700 graphics are planned to be available in 2H 2021.
  22. 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.