HP Z230 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 79.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive47.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemHP Z230 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1905
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130625
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '21 at 11:27
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User ALB-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1225 v3-$165
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Memory 89.8
1-Core 37.9
2-Core 103
51% 76.9 Pts
4-Core 397
8-Core 401
54% 399 Pts
64-Core 401
27% 401 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apacer AS350 480GB
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AP613PE0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 102 13 3.2 112 114 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
47.1% Average
Read 417
Write 192
Mixed 124
SusWrite 92.2
45% 207 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 25.4
4K Mixed 16.1
68% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 68.3
DQ Mixed 192
117% 129 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
731GB free
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 191 194 196 196 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 161
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 195
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M391B5773DH0-CK0 Micron 9KSF25672AZ-1G6K1 M391B5773DH0-CK0 Micron 9KSF25672AZ-1G6K1 8GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
57.3% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 17.7
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 15.2
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z230 Tower Workstation Builds (Compare 2,946 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z230 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $361
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