HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive97% 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.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemHP Z230 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1905
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150720
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 08:25
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 114
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 428
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 591
88% 585 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Lighting 121
Reflection 80.8
Parallax 120
37% 107 fps
MRender 78.6
Gravity 113
Splatting 82.9
39% 91.6 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$180
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 482
Mixed 503
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 26.4
148% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 38.1
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 160
98% 104 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 97%
Great: 126%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
457GB free
Firmware: MS2OA7C0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 138
Write 161
Mixed 160
116% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.2
67% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown Micron 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 1315 Micron 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
55% Above average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 20.4
MC Mixed 16.5
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 19.7
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 80
50% 80 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z230 Tower Workstation Builds (Compare 1,170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $305
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