HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 69.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.26% 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 Drive37.4% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 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
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120717
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 07 '17 at 11:11
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 E5-1620 0-$345
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
69.4% Good
SC Int 97
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 100
79% 99.2 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 336
77% 341 Pts
MC Int 486
MC Float 500
MC Mixed 504
74% 496 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro 2000
HP(103C 084A) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 311.66
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
8.26% Terrible
Lighting 23.2
Reflection 23.5
Parallax 20.6
7% 22.4 fps
MRender 21
Gravity 24.5
Splatting 19.7
9% 21.7 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 8.26%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ TL100 240GB-$90
107GB free
Firmware: SBFZ10.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
37.4% Below average
Read 254
Write 101
Mixed 148
37% 168 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 33.6
4K Mixed 7.9
68% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 33.3
DQ Write 44.9
DQ Mixed 8.58
15% 28.9 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 94%
Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 32GB-$12
15GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
20.9% Poor
Read 98.6
Write 6.06
Mixed 7.77
29% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 7.43
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.63
88% 3.07 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 20.9%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325U7BFR8C-PB Kingston 9965432-089.A00LF HMT325U7BFR8C-PB Kingston 9965432-089.A00LF HMT325U7BFR8C-PB HMT325U7BFR8C-PB 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
75.4% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 27.4
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 12.8
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
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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 1,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $345
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