Dell Inspiron N5040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 43.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.33% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive48% 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.
Run History
18 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemDell Inspiron N5040  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 024DTD
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 28 '21 at 07:52
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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)
43.8% Average
Memory 61.3
1-Core 61.6
2-Core 108
48% 76.8 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 153
21% 154 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 43.8%
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 as expected (50th percentile)
0.33% Terrible
Lighting 0.4
Reflection 1.3
Parallax 0.5
0% 0.73 fps
MRender 1.1
Gravity 0.3
Splatting 0.5
0% 0.63 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.33%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S3512G 512GB
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 135 136 121 116 117 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
48% Average
Read 212
Write 204
Mixed 157
SusWrite 133
40% 176 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 43
4K Mixed 20.1
75% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 136
116% 170 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 48%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
AD80 HMT351S6CFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
24.4% Poor
MC Read 7.9
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 10.5
24% 8.47 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 6.4
18% 6.17 GB/s
Latency 124
32% 124 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 24.4%
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 319 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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