Dell Latitude E6540

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 23.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics2.81% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 29% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemDell Latitude E6540  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0725FP
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130903
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 14:58
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 24%
CPU Throttled 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4800MQ-$484
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
23.3% Poor
Memory 36
1-Core 15.5
2-Core 31.1
19% 27.5 Pts
4-Core 58.6
8-Core 80.8
9% 69.7 Pts
64-Core 80.5
5% 80.5 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 23.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05BE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
2.81% Terrible
Lighting 10.9
Reflection 15.8
Parallax 20.6
3% 15.8 fps
MRender 19
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 16.9
3% 14.2 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.81%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ152 500GB
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 96 107 106 117 111 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 133
Write 130
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 103
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BF160B.C16 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
30.7% Below average
MC Read 12
MC Write 12
MC Mixed 12.7
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 4.1
SC Write 2.9
SC Mixed 4.6
11% 3.87 GB/s
Latency 222
18% 222 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 30.7%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Latitude E6540 Builds (Compare 5,519 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell Latitude E6540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $484
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