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Compare HP Z2 G5 [Secondary] vs ThinkStation P520 vs ThinkStation P720

Price

MSRP
1217 USD
1600 USD
2488 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Capacity

Interior Volume
33 L
36 L

Connectivity

CPU Socket
FCLGA2066
2x FCLGA3647
Expansion Slot
3x M.2 + 1x PCIe 3.0 x16 + 2x PCIe 3.0 x1 + 1x PCIe 3.0 x4 (x16 slot)
2x Optical drives / 1x optical drive + 2x 3.5" SATA / 2x M.2 SSD removable drive enclosures / other I/O ports + 2x M.2 onboard + 7x via M.2 to PCIe adapter + 6x 3.5" (4 via Flex bay)
2x Optical drives / 1x optical drive + 2x 3.5" SATA / 2x M.2 SSD removable drive enclosures / other I/O ports + 2x M.2 onboard + 7x via M.2 to PCIe adapter + 6x 3.5" (4 optional, 2 via Flex bay)
PCI Express
2x PCIe 3.0 x16 + 1x PCIe 3.0 x8 + 2x PCIe 3.0 x4 + 1x PCI
3x PCIe 3.0 x16 + 1x PCIe 3.0 x8 + 1x PCIe 3.0 x4 + 1x PCI
Ports
[Front] 2x USB 2.0 + 2x USB 3.2 Gen2 + 2x USB 3.2 Gen1 + 1x DisplayPort 1.4 + 2x Audio + 1x RJ45 | [Rear] 2x USB 3.2 Gen1 + 2x USB 3.2 Gen2 + 5-in-1 SD card reader + 1x Audio combo
[Front] 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 + 2x USB 2.0 + 2x PS/2 + 1x RJ45 (1Gbps) + 1x Microphone + 1x Line-in + 1x Line-out + 2x optional USB-C 3.1 Gen2 + 1x optional Thunderbolt 3 + 1x serial | [Rear] 4x USB-C 3.1 Gen1 + 1x Headphone + 1x Microphone + 1x SD card reader
[Front] 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 + 2x USB 2.0 + 2x PS/2 + 2x RJ45 (1Gbps) + 1x Microphone + 1x Line-in + 1x Line-out + 2x optional USB-C 3.1 Gen2 + 1x optional Thunderbolt + 1x optional serial | [Rear] 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 + 1x Audio combo + 1x optional SD card reader
Wireless Connectivity
WiFi 6 + Bluetooth 5
WiFi 5 + Bluetooth 4.2 / none
WiFi 5 + Bluetooth 4.2 / none

Construction

Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
ATX desktop computer
ATX desktop computer
ATX desktop computer
Speakers
2.0W internal mono speaker

Dimensions

Size | Depth
356 cm / 14 inch
460 mm / 18.1"
485 mm / 19.1"
Size | Height
385 mm / 15.2 inch
440 mm / 17.3"
446 mm / 17.6"
Size | Width
169 mm / 6.7 inch
165 mm / 6.5"
175 mm / 6.89"
Weight
From 15.43 lbs
24 kg / 52.91 lbs
25.7 kg / 56.7 lbs

Function

Audio
Realtek ALC3205-VA2-CG
High Definition (HD) Audio, Realtek ALC662 codec
High Definition (HD) Audio, Realtek ALC662 codec
Chipset
Intel Q470 (vPro)
Intel C422 chipset
Intel C621 chipset
Graphics
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200 4GB or NVIDIA Quadro P400 2GB, P620 2GB, P1000 4GB, or P2200 5GB
NVIDIA NVS 810 4GB DDR3 / Quadro P400 2GB GDDR5 to P5000 16GB GDDR5X / Quadro RTX 4000 8GB GDDR6 to RTX 8000 48GB GDDR6 / Quadro GP100 16GB HBM2 / Quadro GV100 32GB HBM2
NVIDIA NVS 810 4GB DDR3 / Quadro P400 2GB GDDR5 to P6000 24GB GDDR5X / RTX 4000 8GB GDDR6 to RTX 8000 48GB GDDR6 / GP100 16GB HBM2 / GV100 32GB HBM26
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro, Ubuntu, or none
Windows 10 Pro, Ubuntu, or none
Operating Temperature
10⁰ C to 35⁰ C
10⁰ C to 35⁰ C
Optical Disc
Optional DVD-ROM, DVD-RW, or Blu-ray Writer + Optional 2nd Blu-ray Writer
Optional 9mm optical drive (DVD-ROM, DVD±RW, or Blu-ray)
Optional 9mm optical drive (DVD-ROM, DVD±RW, or Blu-ray)
Processor
From Intel Core i3-10100 to Core i9-10850K or From Xeon W-1250P to Xeon W-1290P
Intel Xeon W-2100 or W-2200 series processors (up to Xeon W-2295)
Up to 2x 165W Intel Xeon Scalable CPUs Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum
Security
Discrete TPM 2.0, TCG certified
Discrete TPM 2.0, TCG certified

Performance

Memory | Capacity
Up to 128 GB with ECC (4x DIMMs)
8x DIMMs, up to 256GB DDR4-2666 w/ Xeon W-2100 series or up to 512GB DDR4-2933 w/ Xeon W-2200 series, 4 channels
12x DIMMs, up to 768GB DDR4-2933 or 384GB DDR4-2666, 12 channels (6 channels per CPU)
Memory | Type
DDR4 3200MHz
DDR4 2666MHz or 2933MHz ECC
DDR4 2666MHz or 2933MHz ECC
Power Supply
350W Platinum (92%), 500W Gold (90%), or 700W Platinum (92%)
690W / 900W / 1000W 80 PLUS Platinum
690 / 900 / 1000 W 80 PLUS Platinum
Storage
3x M.2 + 1x 2.5" HDD + 2x 3.5" HDD bays
Up to 9x M.2 PCIe SSD + 1x PCIe AIC SSD + 6x SATA HDD
Up to 9x M.2 PCIe SSD + 6x 3.5" / 10x 2.5" SATA HDD

Production

Debut
2020
2020
2020
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