The HP Z840 Workstation is a great competitor that challenges in the same arena as the Boxx Apexx 2 Workstation, the Boston Venom 2401 12T, and the Over-clockers RENDA PW-E7F. HP Z840 characterizes the brand new gen of Intel Xeon processors by supporting a range of chips from the Intel Xeon E5-2603 v3 to Intel Xeon E5-2699 v3 harbinger.


Not only can the HP Z840 be configured to take the Xeon E5-2699 v3 18 core 2.30 GHz processor, but it can be configured for two of them.

RAM can be customized as well from anywhere b/w 4GB RAM DDR4 2133 to the maximum that the HP Z840 can grisp which is 512GB DDR4 2133 RAM. The Boxx Apexx encourages a build to order computer model, but HP really goes out and farther in terms of what you can and can’t put into the HP Z840.

If you are looking for something a bit more affordable, with a few performance compromises, there are more affordable configurations available that’ll start at half this price. The sides characteristic a gorgeous brushed aluminum with HP printed into the metal.

This is surrounded by an incognito black bezel frame. On top, the HP Z840 has two handles for carrying, which you’ll need because the machine can get heavy depending on customization.

In the past 5 years the aesthetic of the business workstation has changed dramatically from the lackluster copy paste machine to something more appealing to the eye. The HP Z840 has the look of a modern, simple, and sleek tower.

The right side of the tower has a handle, which releases the door. Once opened, the HP Z840 holds everything in a great and smooth tool less plastic cover.


For businesses and power users who need something with a ton of kick, you cannot go wrong. Just know that if you make the decision to buy this device, you will pay a lot, and you’ll get a lot in return. Z840 will be best for them.