Pros

  • Readily expandable
  • Excellent software

Cons

  • Messy internal wiring

At A Glance

Workstations aren’t for everyone. But if you need a powerful PC to work through heavy graphics and 3D tasks, and are willing to pay a bit extra for optimized hardware, the HP Z210 CMT stands out as a business desktop worth considering.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Xeon
Processor speed 3.3 MHz
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset Nvidia Quadro
General Information
UPC Code 886111420032
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces DVI (dual link)
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1333.0 MHz
Power
Power Supply Wattage 400.0 watts
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
Case
Chassis style Tower

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 150.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 148.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 309.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 146.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 239.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 272.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 197.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 142.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 196.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 153.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 170.0
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 200.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 106.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 82.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 49.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 154.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 90.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 69.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 42.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 63.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 39.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 32.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 21.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 104.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 72.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 63.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 43.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 71.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 43.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 36.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 22.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 151.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 88.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 70.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 42.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 19.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 19.7   Frames per second (higher is better)