Is this a suitable config for professional blender.

HP Single Unit (CMT) Packaging
HP Z220 CMT 400W 90% Efficient Chassis
Hp Z220 Workstation Country Kit
Intel Xeon E3-1225v 3.2 8M GT2 4C Cpu
8GB DDR3-1600 ECC (4*2GB) RAM
500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6G HDD
16x Supermulti DVRW SATA
Windows 7 Professional 64 bit Operating System
NVIDIA Quadro 2000 1GB GFX Special
HP USB Keyboard & Optical Mouse
HP ZR2240w 21.5" LED S-IPS Monitor

HP Z220 CMT Workstation (

Is it a good workstation for using blender professionally? :spin:


if I was buying it I would want more ram or at least 2x4Gb then I could up the ram at a later date more easily
apart from that colour me jealous :wink:

The machine ain’t bad I just don’t think it’s a good choice.

I would not want the Xeon, offers no benefits, just needs expensive ECC memory.
I would not want the Quadro, offers no benefits in Blender, a cheaper GeForce would be much faster.
I also would not want the Quadro as it is not only slow in Cycles, it also has only 1GB VRAM.
I would not want such a tiny screen, I rather get one with a cheaper IPS but bigger, unless you work in DTP.

The first thing that I wouldn’t want is the useless expensive HP branding. Go to the closest electronics dealer at the corner of Google Street and build your computer yourself from spare parts. (Nowadays, you don’t need more than ONE screwdriver.) You’ll get more for your money and an insane infinite choice. Some dealers even offer to build the computer with your spare parts for you… and for a fee, of course.