HP Z230 SFF Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
SystemHP Z230 SFF Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1906
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 07:02
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$320
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
69.9% Good
Memory 71.8
1-Core 113
2-Core 224
77% 136 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 588
61% 477 Pts
64-Core 580
39% 580 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$150
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 419.72
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
31% Below average
Lighting 117
Reflection 78.9
Parallax 118
31% 104 fps
MRender 80.9
Gravity 113
Splatting 80.7
31% 91.7 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 120GB-$37
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 52 44 88 172 160 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
62.4% Good
Read 387
Write 128
Mixed 144
SusWrite 99.1
42% 189 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 28.5
116% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 79.8
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 81.5
74% 110 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 90%
Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 113 112 112 115 114 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 115
Write 121
Mixed 56
SusWrite 113
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B1G73DB0-CK0 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
28.5% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 9.9
MC Mixed 8.2
26% 9.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 11.3
SC Mixed 10.2
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 97.4
41% 97.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 60%
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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 1,054 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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System: HP Z230 SFF Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $410
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