HP Z230 SFF Workstation

Performance Results

Gaming 24%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 21%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.5% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemHP Z230 SFF Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1906
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime2 Days
Run DateAug 07 '20 at 15:42
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 22%
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 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$299
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
65.9% Good
Memory 72.6
1-Core 98.8
2-Core 188
70% 120 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 527
54% 423 Pts
64-Core 551
37% 551 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$149
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.2% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 80.1
Parallax 116
31% 105 fps
MRender 79.1
Gravity 115
Splatting 83
31% 92.4 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD7TB3Q-128G-1006 128GB
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2180306
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 252 271 243 260 244 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 412
Write 274
Mixed 218
SusWrite 253
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 30.8
125% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 137
136% 219 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 95%
Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB
849GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 90 89 90 90 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 88.2
Write 91.4
Mixed 51.3
SusWrite 89.6
59% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6BFR8A-PB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
41.9% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 16.1
MC Mixed 12.9
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 13.5
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 95.5
42% 95.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop 70%
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System: HP Z230 SFF Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $314
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