HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop 77%
Workstation 50%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 77.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics32.3% 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 Drive128% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 5 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemHP Z230 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1905
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 18 '19 at 15:58
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
77.5% Very good
1-Core 115
2-Core 230
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 431
8-Core 580
66% 506 Pts
64-Core 578
39% 578 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
32.3% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 84.7
Parallax 138
32% 114 fps
MRender 83.3
Gravity 119
Splatting 86.8
32% 96.3 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 500GB
328GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 441 435 439 435 296 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 443
Mixed 421
SusWrite 420
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 65
229% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 258
199% 272 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 128%
Great: 128%
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$270
862GB free
Firmware: DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 442 436 439 441 442 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 157
Mixed 223
SusWrite 445
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 61.9
220% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 193
152% 213 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 123%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-PB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 16.6
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 85.8
47% 85.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 92%
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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 2,992 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 17%
Desktop 65%
Workstation 43%
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System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $358
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