HP Z240 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics4.67% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive169% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemHP Z240 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHP 802F
Memory5.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160704
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 17:36
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 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 Core i7-6700-$320
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
73.4% Very good
SC Int 90.7
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 361
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 549
MC Mixed 525
77% 513 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia NVS 510
Nvidia(10DE 0967) 2GB
CLim: 797 MHz, MLim: 445 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
4.67% Terrible
Lighting 11.7
Reflection 9.7
Parallax 13.2
4% 11.5 fps
MRender 9.9
Gravity 13.8
Splatting 14.5
5% 12.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.67%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$400
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW74H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 666 657 693 698 670 1043 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 1,300
Write 559
Mixed 718
SusWrite 738
184% 829 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 48.2
164% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 708
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 463
347% 474 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 169%
Great: 256%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 23.5
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 19.7
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z240 Tower Workstation Builds (Compare 1,037 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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System: HP Z240 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $320
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