Dell Inspiron N5040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 46.8%, 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemDell Inspiron N5040  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 024DTD
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120530
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 03 '20 at 12:02
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
46.8% Average
Memory 63.8
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 125
54% 89.2 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 177
24% 175 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 46.8%
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)
0.77% Terrible
Lighting 1
Reflection 1.31
Parallax 0.94
1% 1.08 fps
MRender 1.52
Gravity 0.77
Splatting 1.83
1% 1.37 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.77%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB-$125
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS2Z
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 104 105 105 105 106 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 114
Write 120
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 105
65% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
AD80 HMT351S6CFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
25% Poor
MC Read 8
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 10.7
24% 8.53 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 6
SC Mixed 7.2
19% 6.7 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 25%
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 316 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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