HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 54.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics6.81% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive74.8% 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.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140325
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 05 '19 at 16:08
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Xeon E5-1607 v2
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
54.8% Above average
1-Core 82.4
2-Core 164
58% 123 Pts
4-Core 309
8-Core 302
42% 305 Pts
64-Core 313
21% 313 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro 4000
HP(103C 0780) 2GB
CLim: 475 MHz, MLim: 702 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 377.83
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
6.81% Terrible
Lighting 26.1
Reflection 35
Parallax 33.9
7% 31.7 fps
MRender 32.2
Gravity 20.5
Splatting 27.9
7% 26.9 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 6.81%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LCS-128M6S 2.5 128GB
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 297 302 289 302 301 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 345
Write 132
Mixed 220
SusWrite 292
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 27.1
97% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 200
176% 265 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$32
329GB free
Firmware: 1H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 90 90 91 90 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
50.2% Above average
Read 85
Write 77
Mixed 59
SusWrite 89.7
57% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT31GR7BFR4A-H9 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
48.8% Average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 16.5
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 9.8
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 50%
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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 8,139 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: 57% - Above average Total price: $345
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