HP EliteBook 8540w

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.83% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemHP EliteBook 8540w  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1521
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20110309
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 12:59
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
40.9% Average
SC Int 73.1
SC Float 79.5
SC Mixed 76.6
61% 76.4 Pts
QC Int 165
QC Float 183
QC Mixed 180
40% 176 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 192
MC Mixed 185
28% 185 Pts
Poor: 17%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 41%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro FX 880M
HP(103C 1521) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.0
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
1.83% Terrible
Lighting 5.9
Reflection 7.4
Parallax 2.6
2% 5.3 fps
MRender 5.9
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 4.6
2% 5.03 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.83%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$47
694GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0R2J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.7 10 16 16 16 13 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
5.91% Terrible
Read 7
Write 10
Mixed 5
SusWrite 13.6
6% 8.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 0.1 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 5.91%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
25% Poor
MC Read 7.9
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 10.6
24% 8.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 5.8
SC Mixed 7.2
19% 6.73 GB/s
Latency 113
35% 113 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 25%
Great: 62%
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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 720 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook 8540w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 136% - Outstanding Total price: $67
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