HP Z240 Tower Workstation

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 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 49.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.26% 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 Drive52.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (70%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemHP Z240 Tower Workstation  (all builds)
MotherboardHP 802F
Memory10.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160302
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateMay 24 '18 at 18:59
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 70%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$340
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
49.5% Average
Memory 52.3
1-Core 86.9
2-Core 141
54% 93.5 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 513
47% 382 Pts
64-Core 495
33% 495 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
HP(103C 802F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4659
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
5.26% Terrible
Lighting 6.77
Reflection 9.15
Parallax 6.03
6% 7.32 fps
MRender 6
Gravity 6.17
Splatting 12.8
5% 8.32 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.26%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MTFDDAK1T0MBF-1AN1ZABHA 1TB
799GB free
Firmware: M603 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 468
Write 418
Mixed 433
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 20.9
4K Mixed 15.4
52% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 67.5
DQ Mixed 38.6
42% 71 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 115%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$250
516GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Read 1,744
Write 1,209
Mixed 1,287
313% 1,413 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 21.9
4K Mixed 11.9
52% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 64.1
DQ Write 83.5
DQ Mixed 27.9
34% 58.5 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 163%
Great: 297%
Crucial MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA 256GB
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 472
Write 245
Mixed 317
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 18.2
4K Mixed 14.1
51% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 17.1
DQ Write 93.4
DQ Mixed 36.4
34% 48.9 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
578GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 158
Mixed 186
131% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.32
106% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A2K43BB1-CPB 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
53.9% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 19.8
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 4.2
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 9.3
22% 7.53 GB/s
Latency 152
26% 152 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 98%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: HP Z240 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $340
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