Toshiba Satellite M840

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation 16%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 42.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.89% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 8 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemToshiba Satellite M840  (all builds)
MotherboardType2 Type2 - Board Product Name1
Memory1.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 14:51
Run Duration223 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i5-3210M-$155
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
42.7% Average
SC Int 79.8
SC Float 0.1
SC Mixed 81.2
43% 53.7 Pts
QC Int 188
QC Float 193
QC Mixed 187
43% 189 Pts
MC Int 183
MC Float 184
MC Mixed 180
27% 183 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 7600M
Toshiba(1179 FB81) 2GB
Driver: aticfx32.dll Ver.
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
5.89% Terrible
Lighting 19.9
Reflection 16.8
Parallax 16.9
6% 17.9 fps
MRender 12.8
Gravity 14
Splatting 16.2
6% 14.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.89%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB-$41
159GB free
Firmware: AX00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 105
Write 99.7
Mixed 95.1
75% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.2
66% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273DH0-CK0 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
32.2% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 10
MC Mixed 9.5
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 10
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Satellite M840 Builds (Compare 109 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 20%

System: Toshiba Satellite M840

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $85
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