HP EliteBook 8540p

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 22%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.24% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemHP EliteBook 8540p  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1521
Memory1.2 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateAug 13 '19 at 22:29
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5 M 540
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
22% Poor
1-Core 54.7
2-Core 101
37% 77.8 Pts
4-Core 126
8-Core 138
18% 132 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
Poor: 10%
This bench: 22%
Great: 29%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia NVS 5100M
HP(103C 1521) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
2.24% Terrible
Lighting 8.3
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 4.1
2% 7.9 fps
MRender 12.5
Gravity 6.6
Splatting 8.1
3% 9.07 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.24%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2009)-$26
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 43 48 49 46 51 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
26.5% Poor
Read 45.5
Write 43
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 46.6
31% 41.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 26.5%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
22.6% Poor
MC Read 7.1
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 9.4
22% 7.77 GB/s
SC Read 5.6
SC Write 5.4
SC Mixed 5.9
16% 5.63 GB/s
Latency 123
32% 123 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 41%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical EliteBook 8540p Builds (Compare 766 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 8540p

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 16% - Very poor Total price: $80
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