HP EliteBook 8540w

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 36.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive51.3% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemHP EliteBook 8540w  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1521
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 01:10
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7 Q 720-$68
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
36.6% Below average
SC Int 59.7
SC Float 65.8
SC Mixed 62.5
50% 62.7 Pts
QC Int 145
QC Float 172
QC Mixed 168
37% 162 Pts
MC Int 190
MC Float 208
MC Mixed 200
30% 199 Pts
Poor: 15%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7KM120HAFD-00005 120GB
47GB free
Firmware: GXM1003Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
51.3% Above average
Read 264
Write 235
Mixed 237
55% 245 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 34.4
4K Mixed 17.4
65% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 87.3
82% 126 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 124%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$72
396GB free
Firmware: HPP1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 94.5
Write 90.3
Mixed 82.8
67% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 5.46
4K Mixed 0.49
178% 2.16 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
36% Below average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 10.5
34% 11.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 9.7
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 36%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical EliteBook 8540w Builds (Compare 365 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook 8540w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $104
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