HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

Gaming 52%
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 53%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics52.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive98.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemHP Z230 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1905
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 07:54
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1245 v3-$245
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
65.8% Good
Memory 73
1-Core 101
2-Core 201
72% 125 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 501
52% 408 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
Asus(1043 85B8) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Lighting 198
Reflection 173
Parallax 185
52% 185 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 192
Splatting 153
53% 163 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 292 297 298 271 254 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 437
Write 408
Mixed 367
SusWrite 283
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 46.2
157% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 44.6
112% 235 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 106%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$60
242GB free
Firmware: 1A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 91 91 92 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
44% Average
Read 61.2
Write 60.5
Mixed 66.3
SusWrite 91.6
52% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 44%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GU7AFR8C-PB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
48.5% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.1
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 14.6
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 94.6
42% 94.6 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z230 Tower Workstation Builds (Compare 3,671 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 18%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 53%

System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $395
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