HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics0.73% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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
Memory2.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130207
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 06 '18 at 16:19
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 E5-1650 0-$629
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
74% Very good
SC Int 89
SC Float 98.1
SC Mixed 97.7
76% 94.9 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 357
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 698
MC Mixed 704
104% 693 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro NVS 290
Nvidia(10DE 0492) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
0.73% Terrible
Lighting 2.2
Reflection 3.2
Parallax 1.1
1% 2.17 fps
MRender 2.3
Gravity 1.8
Splatting 2.2
1% 2.1 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.73%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
VK0240GEPQN 240GB
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPG0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 83 91 91 92 91 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 408
Write 250
Mixed 144
SusWrite 90.9
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 23.7
93% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 80.5
90% 157 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 18JSF51272AZ-1G6M 2x4GB
2 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
53.8% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 17.5
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 11.7
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 56%
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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 3,602 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $345
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