HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.76% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130327
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 17 '22 at 16:00
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Xeon E5-1620 0-$345
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60.6% Good
Memory 82.3
1-Core 91.7
2-Core 174
68% 116 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 401
36% 306 Pts
64-Core 434
27% 434 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia Quadro 4000
HP(103C 0780) 2GB
CLim: 475 MHz, MLim: 702 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 377.55
Relative performance (0th percentile)
3.76% Terrible
Lighting 1.7
Reflection 15.9
Parallax 9.1
1% 8.9 fps
MRender 15.2
Gravity 6.3
Splatting 9.7
8% 10.4 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 3.76%
Great: 7%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7TD256HAFV-000L7 256GB
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT02L5Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 116 115 100 120 117 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 44% Great: 80%
Seagate ST91000640NS 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: CC02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 113 114 115 113 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 94.5
Write 115
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 113
71% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
197% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Micron 36JSZF1G72PZ-1G4D 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
24.1% Poor
MC Read 7.8
MC Write 7.6
MC Mixed 7.5
22% 7.63 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 4.3
18% 6.33 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 24.1%
Great: 52%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 5,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $373
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