Dell Vostro 1540

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 41.8%, 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 Drive49.7% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Vostro 1540  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NHCFP
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140408
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 28 '21 at 08:10
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 as expected (58th percentile)
41.8% Average
Memory 57.9
1-Core 59.4
2-Core 89.5
44% 68.9 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 152
21% 151 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
Dell(1028 0526) 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
Adata SU650 240GB-$70
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X04c12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 193 201 205 194 198 MB/s
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49.7% Average
Read 211
Write 206
Mixed 195
SusWrite 198
46% 203 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 21
70% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 169
126% 167 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
AD80 HMT351S6EFR8A-PB 9801 ACR16D3LS1NGG/4G 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
22.9% Poor
MC Read 7.6
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 9.8
23% 8.07 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 4.5
SC Mixed 5.6
15% 5.27 GB/s
Latency 134
30% 134 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 23%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Vostro 1540 Builds (Compare 170 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 Vostro 1540

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