Dell Inspiron N5040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.76% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive35.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Inspiron N5040  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 024DTD
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 17 '20 at 22:02
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7 M 640
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
47.3% Average
Memory 65.5
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 144
57% 96 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 168
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 49%
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. 8.15.10.2342
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
0.76% Terrible
Lighting 1
Reflection 1.19
Parallax 0.94
1% 1.04 fps
MRender 1.48
Gravity 0.73
Splatting 1.7
1% 1.3 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.76%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$160
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 75 87 76 74 75 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
35.1% Below average
Read 159
Write 133
Mixed 144
SusWrite 76.3
29% 128 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 16
59% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 117
93% 128 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Mac SODIM DDR3 1066 C7 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
24.7% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 10.5
24% 8.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 5.9
SC Mixed 7
19% 6.53 GB/s
Latency 113
36% 113 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 24.7%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron N5040 Builds (Compare 299 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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