HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 81.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics14.8% 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 Drive36.3% 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
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131018
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 06:04
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 E3-1240 v3-$203
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 110
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 414
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 572
MC Mixed 566
84% 559 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro 5000
HP(103C 0770) 2.5GB
CLim: 513 MHz, MLim: 750 MHz, Ram: 2.5GB, Driver: 372.95
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
14.8% Very poor
Lighting 39.6
Reflection 52.2
Parallax 45.8
13% 45.9 fps
MRender 47.9
Gravity 30.9
Splatting 38.5
16% 39.1 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 14.8%
Great: 15%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel X25-M 160GB
126GB free
Firmware: 2CV102M3 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
36.3% Below average
Read 253
Write 105
Mixed 137
36% 165 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 5.89
64% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 18.1
DQ Write 56.8
DQ Mixed 5.96
14% 27 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 43%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
929GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 166
Mixed 165
126% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 2.59
4K Mixed 0.29
132% 1.38 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905458-010.A00LF 99U5458-002.A00LF 99U5458-002.A00LF KP223C-ELD 8GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.9% Above average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 15.2
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 17.6
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $259
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