HP Z230 SFF Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 66.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.56% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive38.8% 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.
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemHP Z230 SFF Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1906
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateDec 08 '20 at 05:36
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$277
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
66.3% Good
Memory 71
1-Core 115
2-Core 209
75% 132 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 517
54% 424 Pts
64-Core 565
38% 565 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 84%
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)
3.56% Terrible
Lighting 3.9
Reflection 5.4
Parallax 4.6
3% 4.63 fps
MRender 5
Gravity 5
Splatting 4.6
4% 4.87 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.56%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$45
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 2.7 9.8 23 24 156 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 409
Write 318
Mixed 264
SusWrite 65.3
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 31.3
4K Mixed 11
47% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 76.4
DQ Mixed 44.4
47% 79.8 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 55%
WD WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 500GB
57GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 50 51 51 51 51 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
28.4% Poor
Read 48
Write 45.2
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 50.4
32% 43.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 51%
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 (8th percentile)
45.9% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 12.9
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 15.5
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 99.2
40% 99.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.9%
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 1,070 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z230 SFF Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $322
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