HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180209
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 13:07
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
68.4% Good
SC Int 97.8
SC Float 97
SC Mixed 97.7
78% 97.5 Pts
QC Int 341
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 334
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 474
MC Float 490
MC Mixed 493
73% 485 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
Nvidia(10DE 11C2) 3GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
69.4% Good
Lighting 214
Reflection 183
Parallax 196
64% 197 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 202
Splatting 160
73% 171 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 120GB-$125
10GB free
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 77%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$64
431GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
43.7% Average
Read 87.5
Write 64.3
Mixed 91.5
62% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.36
99% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 9KSF25672AZ-1G6K1 18KSF51272AZ-1G6K 9KSF25672AZ-1G6K1 18KSF51272AZ-1G6K 9KSF25672AZ-1G6K1 9KSF25672AZ-1G6K1 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
81.4% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 29.9
90% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 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 2,867 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

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