HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 70.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics14.9% 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 Drive88.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemHP Z230 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1905
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200422
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 01 '21 at 20:06
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User BIH-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1230 v3-$217
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Memory 72.1
1-Core 105
2-Core 212
74% 130 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 517
58% 447 Pts
64-Core 534
36% 534 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Asus(1043 8621) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
14.9% Very poor
Lighting 18.3
Reflection 18.7
Parallax 18.8
15% 18.6 fps
MRender 16
Gravity 19.2
Splatting 17.3
15% 17.5 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 14.9%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD0240S00 240GB
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H201210a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 179 197 191 190 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 418
Write 425
Mixed 385
SusWrite 207
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 43.7
154% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 251
189% 250 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
466GB free
Firmware: HP74
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 124 126 127 127 127 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 122
Write 81.4
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 124
72% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5173QH0-CK0 M378B5173EB0-YK0 M378B5173DB0-CK0 M378B5173EB0-YK0 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
46.8% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 13.2
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.7
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 96.6
41% 96.6 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z230 Tower Workstation Builds (Compare 2,734 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $282
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