HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 49%
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.98% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive91.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130701
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 15:00
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 Xeon E5-1603 0
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
55.5% Above average
SC Int 73.4
SC Float 74
SC Mixed 73.3
59% 73.6 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 293
66% 290 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 293
MC Mixed 295
43% 286 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K600
HP(103C 094B) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 311.66
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
4.98% Terrible
Lighting 12.3
Reflection 10.7
Parallax 13.2
4% 12.1 fps
MRender 9.4
Gravity 15.7
Splatting 16.3
6% 13.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 4.98%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
305GB free
Firmware: MU01
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 419
Write 428
Mixed 420
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 33.3
120% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 74.8
106% 194 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M391B1G73BH0-CK0 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.8% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 12.8
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 10.7
SC Mixed 9.2
30% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 83.6
48% 83.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 2,841 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 19%
Desktop 54%
Workstation 40%
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System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $345
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