HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.74% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemHP Z230 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1905
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:24
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
75.3% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 369
QC Mixed 356
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 548
MC Float 587
MC Mixed 578
86% 571 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
HP(103C 1905) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
5.74% Terrible
Lighting 12.3
Reflection 17.7
Parallax 23.2
5% 17.7 fps
MRender 21.4
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 19
6% 15.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.74%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
896GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 163 181 188 186 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 185
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 174
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 32GB-$23
10GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 45 49 48 48 45 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
27.4% Poor
Read 98.1
Write 47.9
Mixed 56.6
SusWrite 46.8
77% 62.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.1
74% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT51264BD160B.C16F Hynix HMT451U6AFR8C-PB 1315 CT51264BD160B.C16F Hynix HMT451U6AFR8C-PB 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.3% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 14.5
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 96.4
42% 96.4 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z230 Tower Workstation Builds (Compare 1,276 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $305
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