HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 63%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.48% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive42.9% 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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180710
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 19 '19 at 06:47
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Xeon E5-1650 0-$635
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
63% Good
1-Core 84.5
2-Core 193
64% 139 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 595
61% 482 Pts
64-Core 713
48% 713 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI FirePro V3800
AMD(1002 210A) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
3.48% Terrible
Lighting 14.1
Reflection 13.8
Parallax 15.3
4% 14.4 fps
MRender 6.9
Gravity 12.8
Splatting 9.5
3% 9.73 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.48%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$70
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 93 88 74 78 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
42.9% Average
Read 198
Write 108
Mixed 148
SusWrite 83.9
30% 134 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 24.3
82% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 82.7
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 89.3
71% 96.7 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 74%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$69
2TB free
Firmware: AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 120 121 121 120 119 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 116
Write 119
Mixed 84.6
SusWrite 120
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 67%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$69
2TB free
Firmware: AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 115 115 116 118 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 123
Write 109
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 116
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 18JSF1G72PZ-1G6D1 1x8GB
1 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
28.7% Poor
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 8.2
26% 8.97 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 8.5
27% 9.33 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 29%
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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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Desktop
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System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $345
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