HP Z820 Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics13.4% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Z820 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 158B
Memory19.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161017
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateNov 21 '18 at 23:43
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E5-2643 0-$1,040
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Memory 81.5
1-Core 87.7
2-Core 166
67% 112 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 362
35% 280 Pts
64-Core 400
27% 400 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K4000
HP(103C 079C) 3GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 1404 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.33
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Lighting 15
Reflection 14
Parallax 18.4
12% 15.8 fps
MRender 20.5
Gravity 18
Splatting 16.5
15% 18.3 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
567GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A7C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 125 107 102 114 118 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 136
Write 131
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 113
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.2
79% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 107%
USB DISK 3.0 16GB
14GB free, PID 5500
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.3 6 8.4 7.2 8.4 7.2 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
7.6% Terrible
Read 32
Write 2.2
Mixed 2.5
SusWrite 7.4
10% 11 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
20% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 7.6%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9965525-024.A00LF 4x8GB
4 of 16 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
77.2% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 29.1
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 12.2
SC Mixed 10.9
34% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 99%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z820 Workstation Builds (Compare 1,933 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: HP Z820 Workstation

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