HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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. 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 60.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics2.59% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive97.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemHP Z230 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1905
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150413
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 07 '21 at 11:39
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User PAK-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4590-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
60.7% Good
Memory 67.2
1-Core 106
2-Core 198
71% 124 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 395
45% 346 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
HP(103C 1905) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.5144
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
2.59% Terrible
Lighting 3.6
Reflection 2.6
Parallax 6.2
3% 4.13 fps
MRender 5.6
Gravity 2.2
Splatting 4.9
2% 4.23 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.59%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hs-ssd-e100 256G 256GB
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN07985
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 411 402 393 401 392 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 429
Write 415
Mixed 397
SusWrite 395
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 36.8
145% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 303
220% 284 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
902GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 150 150 150 148 142 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 147
Write 56.8
Mixed 68.9
SusWrite 147
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5173QH0-CK0 Kingston 99U5458-008.A00LF 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
34.5% Below average
MC Read 12.3
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 9.6
32% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.2
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z230 Tower Workstation Builds (Compare 2,577 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $386
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