HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 50.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics10% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 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.
Run History
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory3.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140325
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:19
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 below expectations (32nd percentile)
50.7% Above average
SC Int 61.3
SC Float 49.8
SC Mixed 56.6
45% 55.9 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 277
QC Mixed 283
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 291
MC Float 284
MC Mixed 295
44% 290 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K2000
HP(103C 094C) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 320.49
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
10% Very poor
Lighting 27.8
Reflection 22.1
Parallax 29.5
9% 26.5 fps
MRender 25.7
Gravity 25.6
Splatting 27.1
11% 26.1 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 10%
Great: 11%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$24
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 21% Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 9JSF51272AZ-1G9E2 Samsung M391B5773DH0-CK0 Samsung M391B5773DH0-CK0 8GB
1866, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
26.5% Poor
MC Read 8.7
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 8.2
25% 8.83 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 7
22% 7.6 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
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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: 62% - Good Total price: $345
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