HP EliteBook 840 G3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 46.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.72% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). 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.
Run History
SystemHP EliteBook 840 G3  (all builds)
MotherboardHP 8079
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 26 '19 at 17:31
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
46.8% Average
1-Core 86.5
2-Core 141
55% 114 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 230
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 46.8%
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 above expectations (81st percentile)
4.72% Terrible
Lighting 19.6
Reflection 18.7
Parallax 18.3
5% 18.9 fps
MRender 10.7
Gravity 17.7
Splatting 29.8
5% 19.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.72%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ152 500GB
240GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002YXM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 41 29 61 54 43 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
42.1% Average
Read 99.4
Write 114
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 47.2
56% 76.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CRC 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
33.8% Below average
MC Read 12.3
MC Write 12.2
MC Mixed 9.9
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 10.2
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 33.8%
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 3,339 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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