Dell Inspiron N5040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
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 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 44.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.51% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive57.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemDell Inspiron N5040  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 024DTD
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120530
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJul 02 '20 at 11:17
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU 18%

 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 Core i7 M 620
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
44.8% Average
Memory 61.7
1-Core 80.8
2-Core 138
56% 93.5 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 164
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 48%
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)
0.51% Terrible
Lighting 0.67
Reflection 0.92
Parallax 0.66
0% 0.75 fps
MRender 1.05
Gravity 0.5
Splatting 1.3
0% 0.95 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.51%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 120GB-$35
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P180831a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 211 211 212 208 208 MB/s
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
57.5% Above average
Read 219
Write 208
Mixed 211
SusWrite 210
48% 212 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 24.3
92% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 172
129% 173 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT51264BF160B.M16F 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
24.1% Poor
MC Read 7.9
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 9.8
23% 8.2 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 6
SC Mixed 6.9
19% 6.63 GB/s
Latency 123
33% 123 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 24.1%
Great: 58%

 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: 40% - Average Total price: $234
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