HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics61.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive47.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 02 '22 at 02:23
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 24%
Watch Gameplay: 1650S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E5-2690 0
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Memory 80.9
1-Core 64.1
2-Core 157
60% 101 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 634
62% 493 Pts
64-Core 933
63% 933 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$409
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3040 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
61.6% Good
Lighting 79.2
Reflection 80.1
Parallax 76.5
64% 78.6 fps
MRender 60.3
Gravity 75.2
Splatting 61.8
59% 65.8 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
P3-256 256GB
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 191 192 178 196 197 MB/s
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.8% Average
Read 243
Write 175
Mixed 186
SusWrite 191
45% 199 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 35.2
4K Mixed 19.1
68% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 81.8
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 119
91% 121 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 96%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$24
20GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 84 89 83 90 73 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 90.1
Write 89.1
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 83.3
59% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 70%
Hitachi Travelstar 5K750 750GB-$52
39GB free
Firmware: JE4OA60A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 17 18 17 17 18 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
15.5% Very poor
Read 36.9
Write 12.2
Mixed 15.7
SusWrite 17.1
15% 20.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
67% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 15.5%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M391B5173QH0-CMA 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.5% Very good
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 26.7
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 10.9
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 11: 2R 0G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
11% 10% 30 13 5 60 27" 2560 1440 DELD065 DELL U2715H
Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 9,499 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $638
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