HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 72.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics0.79% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180209
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 16:42
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
72.2% Very good
SC Int 98.4
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 99.7
80% 99.4 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 374
86% 377 Pts
MC Int 351
MC Float 377
MC Mixed 383
55% 370 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro NVS 295
Nvidia(10DE 062E) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 341.35
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
0.79% Terrible
Lighting 1.8
Reflection 3.1
Parallax 0.3
0% 1.73 fps
MRender 4.5
Gravity 1.3
Splatting 2.2
1% 2.67 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.79%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 173 161 203 196 195 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 37.7
Write 145
Mixed 43
SusWrite 181
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 114%
Generic STORAGE DEVICE 4GB
0GB free, PID 0732
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.8 0.8 0.3 2.8 3.2 3.2 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
5.56% Terrible
Read 6.5
Write 3.7
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 2
5% 4.18 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
74% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.56%
Great: 15%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$8
14GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 9.7 9.7 8.1 8.9 11 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
14% Very poor
Read 67.6
Write 33.9
Mixed 9.7
SusWrite 10.3
33% 30.4 MB/s
4K Read 8.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.2
37% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 14%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U7CFR8C-PB 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 33.4
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 13.2
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 96%
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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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Gaming 19%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
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System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $345
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