Dell Inspiron N5040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 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 35%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.67% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive56% 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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Inspiron N5040  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0PCC9N
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110531
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateOct 03 '20 at 15:55
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 way below expectations (18th percentile)
35% Below average
Memory 44.9
1-Core 58.4
2-Core 105
41% 69.3 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 146
20% 146 Pts
64-Core 137
9% 137 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 35%
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)
0.67% Terrible
Lighting 0.87
Reflection 1.08
Parallax 0.81
1% 0.92 fps
MRender 1.33
Gravity 0.67
Splatting 1.52
1% 1.17 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.67%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$135
730GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 187 196 181 202 203 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
56% Above average
Read 204
Write 202
Mixed 191
SusWrite 191
44% 197 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 31.5
89% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 180
132% 173 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 56%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
21% Poor
MC Read 7.2
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 8.9
22% 7.53 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 4.5
SC Mixed 5
14% 5 GB/s
Latency 181
22% 181 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 21%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron N5040 Builds (Compare 292 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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