HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive45.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemHP Z230 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1905
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130625
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '21 at 11:51
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User ALB-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1225 v3-$170
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
61% Good
Memory 56.2
1-Core 82.7
2-Core 175
59% 105 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 378
52% 378 Pts
64-Core 385
26% 385 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 61%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apacer AS350 480GB
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AP613PE0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 157 97 0 108 74 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
45.4% Average
Read 210
Write 104
Mixed 311
SusWrite 110
41% 184 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 31.3
4K Mixed 16.7
68% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 143
131% 195 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
731GB free
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 175 193 193 186 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 158
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 182
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M391B5773DH0-CK0 Micron 9KSF25672AZ-1G6K1 M391B5773DH0-CK0 Micron 9KSF25672AZ-1G6K1 8GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance (0th percentile)
50.2% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 17.1
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 6.5
16% 5.67 GB/s
Latency 139
29% 139 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z230 Tower Workstation Builds (Compare 4,006 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $259
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