Dell Inspiron N5040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 40.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.66% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58.9% 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 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.
SystemDell Inspiron N5040  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 024DTD
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '20 at 00:22
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User IRQ-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Pentium P6200
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
40.1% Average
Memory 63.5
1-Core 46.4
2-Core 100
44% 70.1 Pts
4-Core 99.7
8-Core 101
14% 100 Pts
64-Core 98.8
7% 98.8 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 41%
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)
0.66% Terrible
Lighting 0.87
Reflection 1.12
Parallax 0.84
1% 0.94 fps
MRender 1.33
Gravity 0.63
Splatting 1.7
1% 1.22 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.66%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 195 211 193 215 214 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
58.9% Above average
Read 233
Write 222
Mixed 218
SusWrite 204
49% 219 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 30.5
99% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 146
108% 142 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB-$30
338GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 80 83 80 83 83 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 82.3
Write 84
Mixed 49
SusWrite 82
55% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
AD80 HMT351S6CFR8C-H9 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
23.3% Poor
MC Read 7.6
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 9.5
23% 8.03 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 5.1
SC Mixed 5.8
16% 5.67 GB/s
Latency 118
34% 118 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 23.3%
Great: 25%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron N5040 Builds (Compare 298 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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $231
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