HP Z230 SFF Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 71.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics12.5% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive108% 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.
SystemHP Z230 SFF Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1906
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150720
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 17 '22 at 02:06
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$195
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Memory 73.2
1-Core 113
2-Core 212
76% 133 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 601
62% 488 Pts
64-Core 610
41% 610 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
PNY(196E 11C8) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 525 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 516.40
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
12.5% Very poor
Lighting 15.6
Reflection 9.4
Parallax 14.9
13% 13.3 fps
MRender 5.9
Gravity 16.9
Splatting 15.4
12% 12.7 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 12.5%
Great: 15%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7LN128HAHQ-000H1 128GB
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MVT03H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 146 157 157 157 156 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 478
Mixed 403
SusWrite 164
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 57.4
201% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 345
263% 355 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 119 117 116 118 118 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 107
Write 118
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 118
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6AFR8C-PB Samsung M378B5173DB0-CK0 Samsung M378B5173DB0-CK0 Samsung M378B5173EB0-CK0 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.2% Average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 13.6
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 18.2
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 94.1
42% 94.1 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 55%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 12: 2R 0G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
12% 6% 62 281 198 60 37" 1280 720 VIZ0070 E370VL
Typical Z230 SFF Workstation Builds (Compare 1,505 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z230 SFF Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $241
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