Dell Latitude E5540

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 36.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.6% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 75% 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 E5540  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0H3FM5
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130906
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 25 '19 at 12:12
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 40%
CPU Throttled 75%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4300U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
36.2% Below average
1-Core 62.2
2-Core 119
43% 90.5 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 174
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 05E0) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
2.6% Terrible
Lighting 11.3
Reflection 16.7
Parallax 20.7
3% 16.2 fps
MRender 15.4
Gravity 6.8
Splatting 17.6
3% 13.3 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.6%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$30
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 63 65 64 65 64 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 461
Write 310
Mixed 358
SusWrite 103
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 27.3
106% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 163
145% 214 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6EFR8A-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
58% Above average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 18.1
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 17.7
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 58%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Latitude E5540 Builds (Compare 1,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Dell Latitude E5540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $53
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