HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 76.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics51.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.1% 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.
Run History
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131219
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 04:33
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 v2-$345
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Memory 83.1
1-Core 100
2-Core 203
75% 129 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 523
59% 452 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX 580
HP(103C 840E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.8.3
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Lighting 188
Reflection 180
Parallax 244
49% 204 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 186
Splatting 133
52% 155 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 240GB-$197
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 69 45 165 70 91 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 328
Write 254
Mixed 289
SusWrite 102
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 35.3
115% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 160
148% 229 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 94%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
888GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 171 173 173 172 173 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 161
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 172
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
247% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 18KDF51272PDZ1G4K 18KDF51272PDZ1G4K 18JDF51272PDZ1G4D 18KDF51272PDZ1G4K 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
88.3% Excellent
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 34.9
MC Mixed 33.4
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 13.4
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 88%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 3,327 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $543
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