HP Z230 SFF Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 70%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.69% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive45% 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.
SystemHP Z230 SFF Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1906
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 25 '20 at 15:02
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
70% Very good
Memory 65.1
1-Core 94.1
2-Core 220
70% 126 Pts
4-Core 405
8-Core 569
63% 487 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K600
HP(103C 094B) 1GB
CLim: 875 MHz, MLim: 445 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
3.69% Terrible
Lighting 4.2
Reflection 4.08
Parallax 4.47
3% 4.25 fps
MRender 5.14
Gravity 4.93
Splatting 7.09
4% 5.72 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.69%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$38
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 2 4.9 162 99 86 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
45% Average
Read 403
Write 309
Mixed 266
SusWrite 89.3
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 28.7
4K Mixed 18.6
63% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 99.7
DQ Write 73.4
DQ Mixed 39
42% 70.7 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45%
Great: 56%
WD WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 500GB
83GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 39 40 39 39 40 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
26.3% Poor
Read 51.7
Write 48.9
Mixed 38.3
SusWrite 39.3
33% 44.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 52%
WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$35
65GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 63 65 64 64 64 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
37% Below average
Read 64.3
Write 66.9
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 64.6
44% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 37%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6BFR8C-PB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
45.8% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 12.7
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 18
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 113
35% 113 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z230 SFF Workstation Builds (Compare 1,133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
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System: HP Z230 SFF Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $276
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