HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.59% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemHP Z230 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1905
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150720
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 29 '21 at 16:23
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3-$203
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
66.5% Good
Memory 74
1-Core 102
2-Core 199
72% 125 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 495
52% 407 Pts
64-Core 509
34% 509 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K420
HP(103C 1106) 1GB
CLim: 875 MHz, MLim: 445 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.33
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
3.59% Terrible
Lighting 3.9
Reflection 5.4
Parallax 4.6
3% 4.63 fps
MRender 5
Gravity 5.1
Splatting 4.6
4% 4.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.59%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$22
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP74
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 98.5
Write 28.2
Mixed 49.2
44% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 26% Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: HP51
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 157
Write 60.2
Mixed 80.5
74% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 57% Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GU7BFR8C-PB 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
25.5% Poor
MC Read 8.1
MC Write 9
MC Mixed 7.8
24% 8.3 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 7.5
21% 7.47 GB/s
Latency 92.4
43% 92.4 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 25.5%
Great: 33%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z230 Tower Workstation Builds (Compare 3,450 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $281
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