HP Z230 SFF Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.42% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Z230 SFF Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1906
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150413
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 15:02
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Pentium G3240-$70
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
47.9% Average
Memory 68.6
1-Core 88.9
2-Core 124
58% 93.8 Pts
4-Core 161
8-Core 151
22% 156 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (G4 Pentium/Celeron 1.05/1.15 GHz)
HP(103C 1906) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.14.4170
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.42% Terrible
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 9.6
Parallax 9.8
2% 8.6 fps
MRender 9.4
Gravity 3.4
Splatting 8.9
1% 7.23 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.42%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$38
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 42 35 46 40 33 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
14.2% Very poor
Read 10.8
Write 41
Mixed 22.1
SusWrite 38.7
21% 28.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.2
38% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 14.2%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6BFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
38.2% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 12.3
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 9.3
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z230 SFF Workstation Builds (Compare 381 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z230 SFF Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $314
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