HP EliteBook 8540w

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 38.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemHP EliteBook 8540w  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1521
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100225
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 13:03
Run Duration61 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 M 620
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
38.8% Below average
SC Int 73.7
SC Float 78.6
SC Mixed 76.2
61% 76.2 Pts
QC Int 130
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 165
34% 149 Pts
MC Int 157
MC Float 170
MC Mixed 165
25% 164 Pts
Poor: 16%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 42%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$46
318GB free
Firmware: 0006HPM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 94.9
Write 88.6
Mixed 88.3
68% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.4
95% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
25% Poor
MC Read 7.9
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 10.8
24% 8.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 6.9
19% 6.7 GB/s
Latency 113
35% 113 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 25%
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 471 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook 8540w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $90
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