HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 05 '21 at 21:36
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E5-2665 0
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
63.4% Good
Memory 74.5
1-Core 63.4
2-Core 123
54% 86.9 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 534
51% 408 Pts
64-Core 714
48% 714 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
72.1% Very good
Lighting 92.7
Reflection 89.7
Parallax 83.6
75% 88.7 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 80.4
Splatting 73
69% 88.7 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 75%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$37
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 203
Write 154
Mixed 345
53% 234 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 54.1
4K Mixed 18
84% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 40.1
DQ Mixed 34.3
42% 78.3 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M391B5173QH0-YK0 Micron 9JSF25672AZ-1G6M1 Micron 9JSF25672AZ-1G6M1 Micron 9JSF25672AZ-1G6M1 Micron 9JSF25672AZ-1G6M1 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 2048, 2048, 2048, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46.6% Average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 16.6
MC Mixed 15.8
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 8.6
28% 9.63 GB/s
Latency 91.4
44% 91.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 44%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
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System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $600
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