HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

Gaming 28%
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 26%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics25% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive66.5% 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120717
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '21 at 18:19
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E5-1660 0
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Memory 88.3
1-Core 95.1
2-Core 186
74% 123 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 601
62% 486 Pts
64-Core 718
48% 718 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
PwrHis(1787 2321) 2GB
CLim: 1123 MHz, MLim: 1308 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver:
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
25% Poor
Lighting 30.9
Reflection 35.5
Parallax 42.5
25% 36.3 fps
MRender 30.2
Gravity 31.3
Splatting 24.7
25% 28.7 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 25%
Great: 29%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$28
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900BB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 71 234 99 49 131 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 386
Write 410
Mixed 345
SusWrite 144
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 27.9
96% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 207
177% 257 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Elpida EBJ41EF8BDWA-GN-F 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 34.7
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.1
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 21.5" 1280 720 HWP3183 HP 22cwa
Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 7,518 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 44%
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Desktop 78%
Workstation 37%
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System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $594
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