Toshiba Satellite L840

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 31.6%, this CPU's 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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemToshiba Satellite L840  (all builds)
MotherboardType2 Type2 - Board Product Name1
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120911
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 21:18
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-3210M-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
31.6% Below average
1-Core 81.7
2-Core 130
52% 106 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 196
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
Poor: 17%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 36 34 38 31 46 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
28.2% Poor
Read 61.1
Write 51.8
Mixed 25.1
SusWrite 37
32% 43.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 60%
Multiple Card Reader 32GB
23GB free, PID 6366
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 15 14 14 15 14 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
15.1% Very poor
Read 18.2
Write 14.2
Mixed 16.3
SusWrite 14.7
21% 15.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 3.2
216% 3.33 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 15.1%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown T4G86S1-P9H Samsung M471B5273DH0-CK0 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
55.1% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 18.1
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 16.8
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Satellite L840 Builds (Compare 218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation 15%

System: Toshiba Satellite L840

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $259
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