HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics85% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive26.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161017
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateDec 01 '16 at 22:40
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E5-1620 0-$345
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Memory 84.7
1-Core 87.1
2-Core 195
72% 122 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 501
57% 435 Pts
64-Core 497
33% 497 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 375.95
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
85% Excellent
Lighting 343
Reflection 291
Parallax 376
90% 337 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 316
Splatting 198
85% 239 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$40
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32070RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
26.1% Poor
Read 212
Write 112
Mixed 145
34% 156 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 33.4
4K Mixed 0.04
34% 14.7 MB/s
DQ Read 19.7
DQ Write 64.7
DQ Mixed 0.41
12% 28.3 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 26.1%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M393B1K70DH0-CH9 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
47.8% Average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 16.1
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 10.7
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 2,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $537
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