HP EliteBook 840 G3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 41.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.53% 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 (25%). 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
Memory3.8 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 18:38
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 below expectations (31st percentile)
41.4% Average
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 140
55% 112 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 201
24% 185 Pts
64-Core 204
14% 204 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 41.4%
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 (80th percentile)
4.53% Terrible
Lighting 19.2
Reflection 21.8
Parallax 18.1
5% 19.7 fps
MRender 9.8
Gravity 17.1
Splatting 28.1
4% 18.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.53%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ152 500GB
245GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002YXM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 32 34 34 38 41 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Read 84.2
Write 92.3
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 34.7
43% 59.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
72% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CRC 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
32.5% Below average
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 9.3
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 9.5
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 44%
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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 3,834 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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