Dell Precision 5540

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.69% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive169% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Precision 5540  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 03DYVY
Memory24.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '20 at 11:15
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E-2276M
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
85% Excellent
Memory 82
1-Core 127
2-Core 256
87% 155 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 753
78% 613 Pts
64-Core 842
56% 842 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 85%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 0906) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7985
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
5.69% Terrible
Lighting 16.5
Reflection 151
Parallax 23.3
4% 63.6 fps
MRender 24.3
Gravity 18.2
Splatting 31.7
6% 24.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.69%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc611 NVMe SK hynix 1TB
864GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11000111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1084 1107 1060 1047 1171 1252 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 745
Write 1,277
Mixed 880
SusWrite 1,120
229% 1,006 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 49
159% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 853
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 245
240% 405 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 169%
Great: 303%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
651GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 70.5
Write 73.5
Mixed 27.5
70% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 13% Great: 43%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
903GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 77.3
Write 78.7
Mixed 27.5
74% 61.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 13% Great: 43%
SMI USB disk 8GB
7GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.1 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.8 4.8 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
3.87% Terrible
Read 12
Write 1
Mixed 4.3
SusWrite 4.7
6% 5.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.87%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GS6JJR8N-VK 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.3% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22.7
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 23.1
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision 5540 Builds (Compare 967 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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System: Dell Precision 5540

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