HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics5.48% 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.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB 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
SystemHP Z230 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1905
Memory17.6 GB free of 20 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 06 '18 at 17:05
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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 way above expectations (98th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 439
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 555
MC Float 588
MC Mixed 582
86% 575 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 85.8%
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 (72nd percentile)
5.48% Terrible
Lighting 12.1
Reflection 18.2
Parallax 22.7
5% 17.7 fps
MRender 19.1
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 18.4
6% 15 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.48%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$53
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 508
Write 487
Mixed 463
108% 486 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 60.4
202% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 350
265% 356 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 128%
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
37GB free
Firmware: X31200RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 485
Write 446
Mixed 308
92% 413 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 36.9
131% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 249
209% 302 MB/s
Poor: 56% Great: 102%
Intenso Sata III 120GB
104GB free
Firmware: P0510E
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 472
Write 378
Mixed 357
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 37
126% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 221
186% 267 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 99%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
122GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,046
Write 1,476
Mixed 607
302% 1,376 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 51.4
203% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 963
DQ Write 763
DQ Mixed 740
587% 822 MB/s
Poor: 139% Great: 237%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$21
327GB free
Firmware: HP74
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 118
Write 112
Mixed 64.2
72% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 20% Great: 77%
Intenso External USB 3.0 2TB
1TB free, PID 0701
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 193
Write 148
Mixed 83.5
166% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
84% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 12% Great: 71%
WD 5000AAC External 500GB
165GB free, PID 1001
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 31.7
Write 27.2
Mixed 25.2
35% 28 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
104% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 13% Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 20GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
40.4% Average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 12.4
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 15.2
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 50%
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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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System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

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