HP Z230 SFF Workstation

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.68% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Z230 SFF Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1906
Memory1.1 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141117
Uptime12.5 Days
Run DateJul 18 '21 at 13:57
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3-$199
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Memory 35.6
1-Core 87.4
2-Core 179
53% 101 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 365
51% 370 Pts
64-Core 378
25% 378 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Nvidia(10DE 1287) 1GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
6.68% Terrible
Lighting 8.6
Reflection 9
Parallax 9.4
7% 9 fps
MRender 10.6
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 7
6% 8.33 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.68%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apacer AS340 120GB
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AP912PE0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 379
Write 300
Mixed 291
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 30.5
121% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 193
181% 280 MB/s
Poor: 38% Great: 88%
WD WD10JPCX-24UE4T0 1TB
14GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 74 73 75 75 75 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
39.7% Below average
Read 63.8
Write 66.3
Mixed 39.2
SusWrite 74.2
45% 60.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 1 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 63%
Seagate ST3250414CS 250GB
8GB free
Firmware: CA12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 87 88 88 88 94 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.7% Above average
Read 86.6
Write 83.1
Mixed 52.4
SusWrite 89.9
57% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HP698650-154-HYAG 1315 CT25664BD160B.C8FP 99U5584-005.A00LF 1315 CT25664BD160B.C8FP 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.9% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 14.8
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 5.4
SC Write 11.7
SC Mixed 7.8
24% 8.3 GB/s
Latency 224
18% 224 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 10 8 60 23" 1280 720 FUS0856 B23T-7 LED
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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: HP Z230 SFF Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $276
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