HP Z230 SFF Workstation

Performance Results

Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop 61%
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 67.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.55% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive36.4% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemHP Z230 SFF Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1906
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateDec 15 '20 at 06:20
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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-$275
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
67.1% Good
Memory 72.1
1-Core 101
2-Core 188
70% 121 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 530
55% 432 Pts
64-Core 513
34% 513 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.1%
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 (74th percentile)
3.55% Terrible
Lighting 3.8
Reflection 5.4
Parallax 4.8
3% 4.67 fps
MRender 5
Gravity 5.1
Splatting 4.5
4% 4.87 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.55%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$38
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 2 3 19 92 121 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
36.4% Below average
Read 411
Write 290
Mixed 289
SusWrite 69
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 12.2
4K Write 20
4K Mixed 10.7
43% 14.3 MB/s
DQ Read 60.4
DQ Write 60.3
DQ Mixed 44.3
38% 55 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 55%
WD WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 500GB
57GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 40 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
24.3% Poor
Read 45.1
Write 47.2
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 39.2
31% 41.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 24.3%
Great: 52%
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 (4th percentile)
43.5% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 13.2
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 12.4
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 96.5
41% 96.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 43.5%
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 1,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 7%
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Desktop 69%
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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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