HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 75.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.34% 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 Drive72.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemHP Z230 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1905
Memory19.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:53
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 Core i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
75.1% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 112
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 366
QC Mixed 354
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 598
MC Mixed 588
87% 583 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
HP(103C 1905) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
5.34% Terrible
Lighting 12.2
Reflection 19.2
Parallax 21.2
5% 17.5 fps
MRender 18.4
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 18.2
6% 14.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.34%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 480GB-$80
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 2.7 137 3.6 125 76 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 503
Write 422
Mixed 404
SusWrite 102
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 26
110% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 42.6
99% 202 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
928GB free
Firmware: 03.01A03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 184 184 185 185 184 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 171
Mixed 111
SusWrite 184
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Seagate Expansion Desk 5TB
4.5TB free
Firmware: 9401
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 66 77 29 69 55 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
65.2% Good
Read 168
Write 27.9
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 58.6
52% 71.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.2
124% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL10 Series Samsung M378B5173QH0-CK0 1302 1600 CL10 Series Samsung M378B5173QH0-CK0 24GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
39.7% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 12.9
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 12.8
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 116
34% 116 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 48%
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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
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Workstation
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System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $305
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