HP EliteBook 840 G3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 44.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.43% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive125% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 96% 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.
SystemHP EliteBook 840 G3  (all builds)
MotherboardHP 8079
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170608
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 28 '19 at 19:38
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
44.1% Average
1-Core 80.6
2-Core 145
54% 113 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 205
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
HP(103C 8079) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6472
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
4.43% Terrible
Lighting 16
Reflection 20.1
Parallax 17.2
4% 17.8 fps
MRender 11.8
Gravity 16.2
Splatting 25.7
4% 17.9 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.43%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
APS-SE20G-512 512GB
448GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 530 508 462 444 377 379 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 483
Mixed 322
SusWrite 450
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 35
124% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 939
DQ Write 791
DQ Mixed 892
661% 874 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 125%
Great: 226%
Samsung Flash Drive 64GB
2GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 36 30 28 19 20 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
13.8% Very poor
Read 27.6
Write 20.3
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 25.5
36% 26.5 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.1
87% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 13.8%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CRC 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
38% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 10.5
36% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 12.7
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 94.6
42% 94.6 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 38%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical EliteBook 840 G3 Builds (Compare 3,607 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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