HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

Gaming 22%
Desktop 56%
Workstation 49%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics15.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive63.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 0 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.
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161017
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 02:32
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Xeon E5-2680 0
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
68.8% Good
SC Int 81.1
SC Float 81.8
SC Mixed 81.7
65% 81.5 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 327
QC Mixed 327
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 814
MC Float 838
MC Mixed 845
125% 832 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-$120
Gigabyte(1458 3642) 2GB
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
15.1% Very poor
Lighting 61.5
Reflection 42.6
Parallax 56.1
18% 53.4 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 15.1%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$156
180GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 337
Write 336
Mixed 193
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 16.7
91% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 31.1
DQ Write 93.4
DQ Mixed 18.1
27% 47.6 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 101%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
427GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
51.2% Above average
Read 88
Write 89.9
Mixed 61
59% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.27
110% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 9JSF25672AZ-1G6M1 9JSF25672AZ-1G6M1 18JSF51272AZ-1G6M 8GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
38.5% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 13
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 10
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 69%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 1,380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 18%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 40%
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System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $345
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