HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 19%
Desktop 57%
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics10.8% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive71.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:52
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 Xeon E5-1620 v2-$345
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
61.6% Good
SC Int 96.6
SC Float 95.2
SC Mixed 96.2
77% 96 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 277
QC Mixed 279
62% 275 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 506
MC Mixed 514
76% 507 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K2000
HP(103C 094C) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.26
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
10.8% Very poor
Lighting 27.3
Reflection 21.8
Parallax 34.1
9% 27.7 fps
MRender 25.3
Gravity 32.6
Splatting 26.6
12% 28.2 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 10.8%
Great: 11%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$110
444GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR050
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 465
Write 327
Mixed 331
83% 374 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 20.9
86% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 17.3
50% 110 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 18JSF1G72AZ-1G9E1 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
62.1% Good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 21.8
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 11.3
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 71
56% 71 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 3,066 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 19%
Desktop 54%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $345
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