HP Z820 Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 63.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics0.03% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Z820 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 158B
Memory50.8 GB free of 64 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130604
Uptime6.3 Days
Run DateFeb 01 '18 at 16:22
Run Duration249 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
1st CPU: Intel Xeon E5-2640 0
CPU0, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
63.6% Good
Memory 76.2
1-Core 64.6
2-Core 130
56% 90.2 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 478
47% 377 Pts
64-Core 1,126
76% 1,126 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Matrox M9188 ATX PCIe x16
Device(102B 2280) 1GB
Driver: MxMUm64.dll Ver. 2.4.3.2
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
0.03% Terrible
Lighting 0.5
Reflection 0.8
Parallax 0.1
0% 0.47 fps
MRender 0
Gravity 0.1
Splatting 0
0% 0.03 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.03%
Great: 0%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 300GB-$36
278GB free
Firmware: HPS1
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 198
Mixed 162
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 1.39
4K Write 3.57
4K Mixed 1.14
251% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 300GB-$36
275GB free
Firmware: HPS1
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 193
Mixed 168
139% 186 MB/s
4K Read 1.39
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1.15
251% 2.02 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M393B1K70DH0-CK0 8x8GB
8 of 16 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
78.1% Very good
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 29.3
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.4
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 5.5
17% 5.93 GB/s
Latency 87.9
46% 87.9 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 129%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z820 Workstation Builds (Compare 832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP Z820 Workstation

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