HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics6.13% 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 Drive93.8% 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
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140325
Uptime13 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 17:12
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 E5-2690 0
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
72.1% Very good
SC Int 76.4
SC Float 91.7
SC Mixed 87.5
68% 85.2 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 307
QC Mixed 339
75% 330 Pts
MC Int 865
MC Float 884
MC Mixed 888
132% 879 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD FirePro V3900
HP(103C 0122) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
6.13% Terrible
Lighting 21.6
Reflection 18.3
Parallax 18.6
6% 19.5 fps
MRender 12.9
Gravity 15.6
Splatting 13.7
6% 14.1 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.13%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$55
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 416
Mixed 435
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 54.4
4K Mixed 39.4
125% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 89.8
92% 151 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
931GB free
Firmware: HP16 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 137
Write 135
Mixed 130
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.41
107% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 36JSZF51272PZ1G4G 36JSZF51272PZ1G4F 36JSZF51272PZ1G4F 36JSZF51272PZ1G4F 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
83.1% Excellent
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 29.7
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 12.7
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 84%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 19%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
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System: HP Z420 Workstation

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