HP Z230 SFF Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
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 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 74.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics4.92% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemHP Z230 SFF Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1906
Memory1.2 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150720
Uptime3 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 18:18
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU9%

 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 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 (60th percentile)
74.4% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 109
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 354
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 530
MC Float 595
MC Mixed 570
84% 565 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
HP(103C 1906) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
4.92% Terrible
Lighting 11.6
Reflection 16.8
Parallax 21.2
5% 16.5 fps
MRender 14.2
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 17.5
5% 13 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.92%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
555GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03.01A03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 111 128 141 140 139 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 148
Write 160
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 125
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
213% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5173QH0-CK0 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
19.5% Very poor
MC Read 7.3
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 5.6
19% 6.53 GB/s
SC Read 4.9
SC Write 5.4
SC Mixed 5.3
15% 5.2 GB/s
Latency 131
30% 131 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 33%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z230 SFF Workstation Builds (Compare 327 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
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System: HP Z230 SFF Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $323
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