HP Z230 SFF Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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. 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 70.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.54% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive77% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemHP Z230 SFF Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1906
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 27 '19 at 23:15
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4590-$181
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Memory 72.4
1-Core 104
2-Core 207
73% 128 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 395
55% 398 Pts
64-Core 409
27% 409 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
HP(103C 1906) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
2.54% Terrible
Lighting 11.7
Reflection 17.2
Parallax 20.8
3% 16.6 fps
MRender 13.8
Gravity 7
Splatting 17.9
2% 12.9 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.54%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 512GB
300GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 182 97 79 241 56 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
77% Very good
Read 448
Write 394
Mixed 381
SusWrite 173
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 23.5
125% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 44.4
95% 189 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 77%
Great: 102%
WD My Book 1140 4TB
1.5TB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 103 105 103 102 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 95.3
Write 89.2
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 102
103% 78.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
91% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 51%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 16GB
11GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.3 4.5 4.4 4.7 4.4 4.4 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
6.42% Terrible
Read 27.9
Write 4.5
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 4.4
11% 11.1 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.4
33% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 6.42%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6BFR8C-PB Ramaxel RMR5030MN68F9F1600 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
26.9% Poor
MC Read 8.7
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 7.1
24% 8.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 9.9
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 96
42% 96 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
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System: HP Z230 SFF Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $399
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