Dell Inspiron N5040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 43.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.77% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive42.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (73%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Inspiron N5040  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0DWCPW
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120530
Uptime5.4 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '20 at 20:50
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 73%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5 M 430
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
43.2% Average
Memory 61.3
1-Core 44.2
2-Core 98.1
42% 67.9 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 148
20% 147 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
Dell(1028 0505) 3.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2900
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
0.77% Terrible
Lighting 1
Reflection 1
Parallax 0.94
1% 0.98 fps
MRender 1.52
Gravity 0.77
Splatting 1.78
1% 1.36 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.77%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSC2BW240A3H 240GB
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LCSi
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 170 182 181 183 182 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
42.8% Average
Read 211
Write 188
Mixed 193
SusWrite 178
43% 192 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 28.6
4K Mixed 20.9
71% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 23
DQ Write 39.3
DQ Mixed 25.6
21% 29.3 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
AD80 HMT351S6CFR8A-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
23.8% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 10.1
24% 8.23 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 6.6
17% 5.9 GB/s
Latency 124
32% 124 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 23.8%
Great: 24%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron N5040 Builds (Compare 294 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron N5040

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