HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 69.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics6.8% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121017
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 09 '21 at 12:42
Run Duration247 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
69.5% Good
Memory 87
1-Core 92.1
2-Core 164
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 440
46% 361 Pts
64-Core 495
33% 495 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro 4000
HP(103C 0780) 2GB
CLim: 475 MHz, MLim: 702 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 353.30
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
6.8% Terrible
Lighting 8.3
Reflection 16.8
Parallax 10.8
7% 12 fps
MRender 16.3
Gravity 7.1
Splatting 10.6
7% 11.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.8%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 296 318 310 301 314 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 426
Write 311
Mixed 272
SusWrite 304
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 32.4
4K Mixed 29.6
94% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 58.7
DQ Mixed 95.5
101% 176 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 128%
SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 32GB-$6
25GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 18 16 16 15 16 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
11.2% Very poor
Read 32.1
Write 13.7
Mixed 20.2
SusWrite 16.1
25% 20.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.9
70% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 11.2%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325U7CFR8C-PB Elpida EBJ41EF8BDWA-GN-F HMT325U7CFR8C-PB HMT325U7CFR8C-PB Elpida EBJ41EF8BDWA-GN-F HMT325U7CFR8C-PB 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
62.7% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 24
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 11.7
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 26: 4R 2G 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
26% 7% 84 68 55 60 48.9" 1920 1080 SAM0E5D C49HG9x
History: Score 5: 0R 1G 2B | Score 26: 4R 2G 0B
Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 7,485 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
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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