HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 66.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive43.9% 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.
Run History
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131219
Uptime10 Days
Run DateNov 12 '19 at 17:08
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Xeon E5-1650 0-$635
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
66.3% Good
1-Core 99.7
2-Core 191
69% 145 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 573
60% 469 Pts
64-Core 711
48% 711 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 240GB
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMJ1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 159 157 158 157 169 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 318
Write 152
Mixed 211
SusWrite 159
47% 210 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 21.2
4K Mixed 18.1
66% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 20.7
DQ Mixed 21.6
17% 22.9 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 99%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$66
931GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 109 107 107 106 107 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
39.3% Below average
Read 28.9
Write 108
Mixed 34.6
SusWrite 108
51% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M391B5773CH0-CH9 M391B1G73QH0-CMA Micron 18JSF25672AZ-1G4F M391B5773CH0-CH9 Hynix HMT325U7BFR8A-H9 16GB
1333, 1866, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 8192, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
31.7% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 8.8
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 8.3
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 40%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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System: HP Z420 Workstation

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