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 (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 43.9%, 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 Drive54.8% 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.
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 Days
Run DateAug 25 '20 at 04:00
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3 M 380-$200
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
43.9% Average
Memory 61.4
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 89.7
44% 68.8 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 156
21% 155 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 46%
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 1.1
Gravity 0.5
Splatting 1.3
0% 0.97 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.51%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 206 205 208 202 202 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
54.8% Above average
Read 232
Write 216
Mixed 204
SusWrite 204
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 23.2
80% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 165
129% 178 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT51264BF160B.C16F CE80 M471B5273DH0-CH9 8GB
1600, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
24.2% Poor
MC Read 7.9
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 10.7
24% 8.47 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 5.6
16% 5.73 GB/s
Latency 124
32% 124 ns

 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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