HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics40.5% 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 Drive53% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150527
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 28 '19 at 16:57
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Xeon E5-2670-$105
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
59.4% Above average
1-Core 86.7
2-Core 172
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 632
60% 483 Pts
64-Core 816
55% 816 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Nvidia(10DE 1033) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
40.5% Average
Lighting 129
Reflection 100
Parallax 165
34% 132 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 148
Splatting 82.4
41% 114 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 44%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
MICRON_M510DC_MTFDDAK120MBP 120GB
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 164 175 175 175 175 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
53% Above average
Read 260
Write 166
Mixed 177
SusWrite 169
43% 193 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 59.8
4K Mixed 26.6
95% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 24.5
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 33.4
35% 55.1 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 53%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M393B2K70CM0-YF8 1x16GB
1 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
22.9% Poor
MC Read 8
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 6.9
20% 7.17 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 7
21% 7.4 GB/s
Latency 93.9
43% 93.9 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 24%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 8,547 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $345
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