Mac Pro vs. HP Z Workstation

Avoid paying for overpriced four year old hardware and increase your productivity with an HP Z Workstation powered by current generation hardware.

Left: Matching technology/configuration HP workstation for half the price of the Mac Pro Cylinder.
Right: Latest technology and double the performance HP Z Workstation for the same price as the Mac Pro Cylinder.

Mac Pro vs. HP Z Workstation Z620 HP Z620 Mac Pro Apple Mac Pro Z640 HP Z640
Processor 2.5GHz 12-core Processor
[12-cores / 24-threads]
2.7GHz 12-core Processor
[12-cores / 24-threads]
2.2GHz 22-Core Processor
[22-cores / 44-threads]
Processor Type Intel Xeon E5 v2 'Ivy Bridge-EP' Intel Xeon E5 v2 'Ivy Bridge-EP' Intel Xeon E5 v4 'Broadwell'
Multi-core Geekbench 3 Score 30,500 32,000 42,500
Memory 64GB (4x16GB)
1866MHz DDR3 ECC RAM
64GB (4x16GB)
1866MHz DDR3 ECC RAM
128GB (4x 32GB)
2400MHz DDR4 ECC RAM
Max Memory 128GB (4x 32GB) 64GB (4x 16GB) 512GB (4x 128GB)
Internal Storage 512GB Flash 512GB Flash 512GB Flash
Storage Technology PCIe M.2 NVMe
(2016 Technology)
PCIe M.2 AHCI
(2013 Technology)
PCIe M.2 NVMe
(2016 Technology)
Graphics Card GTX 1080 8GB Pascal
(Compare to Mac Pro Dual D700)
Dual AMD FirePro D700 GPUs
with 6GB of GDDR5 VRAM each
GTX Titan 1080Ti 10GB Pascal
(Compare to Mac Pro Dual D700)
Graphics CUDA Cores 2880 0 3584
Optical Bays 2 0 2
Hard Drive Bays 2 0 2
Max Hard Drive Storage 16TB 0 16TB
Max SSD Storage 8TB 1TB 8TB
PCI/PCIe Accessory slots 6 0 6
Thunderbolt 2 Optional Yes Optional
Price $5325 $6600 $6725
Configuration Link Link Screenshot (April 2017) Link