HP Z420 Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 59.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics24.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive88.8% 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.
Run History
SystemHP Z420 Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1589
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191029
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 12:17
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E5-2665 0
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Memory 69.7
1-Core 72.2
2-Core 153
58% 98.4 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 498
47% 381 Pts
64-Core 746
50% 746 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$500
CLim: 1256 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.3.1
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
24.6% Poor
Lighting 29.5
Reflection 28.6
Parallax 40.7
24% 32.9 fps
MRender 28.2
Gravity 32.3
Splatting 25
26% 28.5 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 24.6%
Great: 26%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$79
241GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 292 291 291 289 293 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 442
Write 426
Mixed 394
SusWrite 291
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 37
121% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 349
262% 351 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 129%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$79
244GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 310 305 305 307 304 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 402
Mixed 412
SusWrite 307
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 65.4
4K Mixed 39.4
130% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 356
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M391B5173QH0-CMA 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73.8% Very good
MC Read 32
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 26.5
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 7.7
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z420 Workstation Builds (Compare 7,130 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $596
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