HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 80.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.09% 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 Drive37.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140429
Uptime8.9 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 19:47
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 way above expectations (86th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 110
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 398
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 578
86% 572 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 83%
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. 10.18.15.4256
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
6.09% Terrible
Lighting 12.2
Reflection 17.9
Parallax 23
5% 17.7 fps
MRender 20.2
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 18.9
10% 15.5 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.09%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$88
152GB free
Firmware: 505CUA Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 457
Write 270
Mixed 262
73% 330 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 73.2
4K Mixed 18.7
98% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 57.4
93% 179 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 75%
Kingston SVP100S296G 96GB
18GB free
Firmware: CJR10202 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 171
Write 179
Mixed 159
38% 170 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 11
60% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 16.5
DQ Write 64.4
DQ Mixed 10.4
17% 30.4 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6AFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.5% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 12.7
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 13
38% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 94.1
42% 94.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 59%
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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 392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $323
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