HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.94% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive74.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161017
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 20 '19 at 22:47
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E5-1620 0-$345
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Memory 81.8
1-Core 94.5
2-Core 186
71% 121 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 484
53% 412 Pts
64-Core 491
33% 491 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Nvidia(10DE 0921) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 783 MHz, MLim: 850 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
7.94% Terrible
Lighting 9.5
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 7.88
8% 9.51 fps
MRender 12.2
Gravity 9.83
Splatting 10.7
8% 10.9 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 7.94%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSC2BF180A5H SED 180GB
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LTRi
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 141 159 170 164 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 365
Write 184
Mixed 209
SusWrite 164
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 34.1
131% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 120
119% 192 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 77%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$97
2TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 126 127 128 127 128 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
73% Very good
Read 127
Write 97.2
Mixed 58.4
SusWrite 128
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 73%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 18JSF51272AZ-1G6M Hynix HMT351U7CFR8C-PB 18JSF51272AZ-1G6M Hynix HMT351U7CFR8C-PB 18JSF51272AZ-1G6M Hynix HMT351U7CFR8C-PB 18JSF51272AZ-1G6M Hynix HMT351U7C... 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600, 1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096, 4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
90% Excellent
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 35
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 12.8
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 77.2
52% 77.2 ns
Poor: 89%
This bench: 90%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 5,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
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System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $593
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