Dell Latitude E6540

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.06% 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.
CPU throttled at 28% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
SystemDell Latitude E6540  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0CYT5F
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141114
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 21:27
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 28%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4810MQ-$400
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
73.9% Very good
Memory 82.6
1-Core 104
2-Core 205
76% 131 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 546
57% 449 Pts
64-Core 545
37% 545 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Mobile 1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 05BE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.5058
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
3.06% Terrible
Lighting 4
Reflection 2.8
Parallax 7.4
3% 4.73 fps
MRender 7.9
Gravity 2.7
Splatting 5.3
3% 5.3 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.06%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$75
675GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DEMA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 108 106 105 105 108 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 106
Write 109
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 107
70% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
388% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8KTF51264HZ-1G6E1 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
56.9% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 17
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 18.1
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 75.8
53% 75.8 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Latitude E6540 Builds (Compare 2,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E6540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $412
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