HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 73.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics0.96% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive83.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '20 at 08:16
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2-$635
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Memory 90.6
1-Core 93.6
2-Core 177
73% 120 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 534
52% 418 Pts
64-Core 758
51% 758 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5450
Dell(1028 2126) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.96% Terrible
Lighting 1.37
Reflection 2.08
Parallax 1.66
1% 1.7 fps
MRender 1.76
Gravity 0.83
Splatting 2.04
1% 1.55 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.96%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LCS-256M6S 2.5 7mm 256GB
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC8110E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 384 347 391 390 389 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 451
Write 367
Mixed 282
SusWrite 378
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 27.1
90% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 203
186% 286 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
746GB free
Firmware: HPH3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 189 189 189 191 190 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 185
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 189
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
152% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 110%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M393B5773DH0-YK0 8x2GB
8 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
MC Read 41.3
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 37.4
112% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 12
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 84%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 99%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 6,845 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $600
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