HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 68%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.26% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96.6% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemHP Z230 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1905
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 15 '21 at 18:45
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790S-$125
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
68% Good
Memory 73.7
1-Core 111
2-Core 188
73% 124 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 552
56% 443 Pts
64-Core 545
37% 545 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 68%
Great: 82%
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: 354.13
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
3.26% Terrible
Lighting 4
Reflection 5.5
Parallax 4.4
3% 4.63 fps
MRender 5
Gravity 3.9
Splatting 4.6
3% 4.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.26%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MTFDDAK256MAY-1AH1ZABHA 256GB
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M504
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 355 345 339 351 359 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 394
Write 373
Mixed 294
SusWrite 353
80% 353 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 41
144% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 228
200% 298 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 105%
Kingston A400 240GB-$30
161GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 201 270 224 211 302 MB/s
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
69.1% Good
Read 168
Write 94.7
Mixed 202
SusWrite 249
40% 179 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 33.1
110% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 208
180% 263 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 102%
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 (14th percentile)
45.4% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 13.1
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 17.3
SC Mixed 13
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 93
43% 93 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 38: 5R 2G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
38% 13% 104 22 9 60 24.1" 1920 1200 HWP309E HP Z24i
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Gaming
Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
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System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $281
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