Mac Pro vs. HP Z Workstation

Increase your productivity and lower your cost with a HP Z Workstation powered by the latest generation and highest performing hardware.

Left: Matching configuration HP Z Workstation at a lower price than the Apple Mac Pro.
Right: Higher performing configuration HP Z Workstation at a comparable price as the Apple Mac Pro.

HP Z6 G4 Workstation HP Z6 G4Apple Mac Pro Apple Mac ProHP Z8 G4 Workstation HP Z8 G4
Processor Type2 processor support
Intel Xeon W or Scalable processor
Socket LGA3647
1 processor support
Intel Xeon W processor
Socket LGA3647
2 processor support
Intel Xeon Scalable processor
Socket LGA3647
Memory Expansion6 DIMM slots per processor
DDR4 ECC 2666MHz, 2933MHz
12 DIMM slots
DDR4 ECC 2666MHz, 2933MHz
12 DIMM slots per processor
DDR4 ECC 2666MHz, 2933MHz
PCIe Expansion2x PCIe x16, 1x PCIe x8, 3x PCIe x44x PCIe x16, 3x PCIe x8, 1x PCIe x44x PCIe x16, 1x PCIe x8, 2x PCIe x4
Storage Expansion2x M.2 NVMe
2x 3.5-inch SATA
2x 5.25-inch SATA (optical)
2x Proprietary Apple NVMe slots4x M.2 NVMe
4x 3.5-inch SATA
3x 5.25-inch SATA (optical)
ProcessorIntel Xeon W-3245 (16 cores, 3.2GHz base, 4.4GHz turbo)Intel Xeon W-3245 (16 cores, 3.2GHz base, 4.4GHz turbo)Intel Xeon Gold 6240R (24 cores, 2.4GHz base, 4.0GHz turbo)
Memory96GB (6x 16GB) DDR4 2933MHz ECC memory96GB (6x 16GB) DDR4 2933MHz ECC memory96GB (6x 16GB) DDR4 2933MHz ECC memory
Storage1TB NVMe M.2 SSD1TB NVMe M.2 SSD1TB NVMe M.2 SSD
GraphicsNVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 w/ 8GB GDDR5 memoryAMD Radeon Pro 580X w/ 8GB GDDR5 memoryNVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 w/ 16GB GDDR5 memory
Price$8150$9400$10,250
ConfigurationConfig ID: 2418179Apple Configuration Screenshot (June 2021)Config ID: 2418185
Apple Configuration Screenshot (June 2021)

Condition

New: Purchased new from a HP authorized distributor. Never used. Ships in original manufacturer packaging.

Refurbished: Pulled from corporate environment in working condition. Tested upon arrival at our location and also after customization. Cosmetically grade A or B. Overall in good condition, but could have light scratches / scuffs. Ships in double-wall brown box with durable packaging material.