HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 64.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics98.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.3% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory60.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161017
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 20:22
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 E5-2680 0
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
64.6% Good
SC Int 65
SC Float 65.6
SC Mixed 64.4
52% 65 Pts
QC Int 326
QC Float 322
QC Mixed 324
74% 324 Pts
MC Int 811
MC Float 838
MC Mixed 840
124% 830 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
PNY(196E 11A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Lighting 317
Reflection 290
Parallax 305
97% 304 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 285
Splatting 222
100% 233 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
317GB free
Firmware: 3B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 508
Write 404
Mixed 419
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 37.3
121% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 94.4
DQ Mixed 57.5
60% 100 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 116%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 192
Mixed 186
139% 184 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.24
4K Mixed 0.53
161% 1.59 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M393B1K70DH0-YH9 M393B1K70DH0-YH9 M393B1K70DH0-YH9 M393B1K70DH0-YH9 M393B1K70DH0-YH9 M393B1K70DH0-YH9 M393B1K70CH0-YH9 M393B1K70DH0-YH9 64GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333, 1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192, 8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 30.4
92% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 9.9
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 84%
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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 Z420 Workstation

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