HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 64.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics62.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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
Memory18.7 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191029
Uptime6.3 Days
Run DateJun 13 '21 at 04:17
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E5-2689 0
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.2% Good
Memory 78
1-Core 68.4
2-Core 137
58% 94.4 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 482
47% 377 Pts
64-Core 692
46% 692 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
62.2% Good
Lighting 77
Reflection 89.9
Parallax 89.6
62% 85.5 fps
MRender 78.7
Gravity 76.6
Splatting 70.2
62% 75.2 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix SC401 SATA 512GB
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000121
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 297 345 284 286 270 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 451
Write 359
Mixed 354
SusWrite 293
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 18.5
4K Mixed 17.6
56% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 54.1
DQ Mixed 130
109% 164 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$60
914GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 119 121 122 122 117 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 117
Write 113
Mixed 72
SusWrite 118
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 74%
WD My Passport 071A 1TB
50GB free, PID 071a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 26 28 28 28 26 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
13.2% Very poor
Read 27.2
Write 24.5
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 26.5
34% 25 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
60% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 13.2%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M393B5273DH0-YK0 6x4GB
6 of 8 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
71.4% Very good
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 26.6
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 9.5
SC Mixed 9.5
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 84.3
48% 84.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 71%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 7,166 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 44%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $596
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