HP EliteBook 8540w

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 28.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.68% 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.
SystemHP EliteBook 8540w  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1521
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '18 at 07:25
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7 Q 820-$230
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
28.5% Poor
1-Core 47.2
2-Core 94.1
33% 70.7 Pts
4-Core 142
8-Core 212
23% 177 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
Poor: 7%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 38%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro FX 1800M
HP(103C 1521) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.61
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
1.68% Terrible
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 5.5
Parallax 3.3
2% 4.97 fps
MRender 4.9
Gravity 6
Splatting 4.5
2% 5.13 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.68%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS725032A9A365 320GB
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PC3OCC0E Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 98.5
Write 104
Mixed 90.4
74% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.35
82% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
24.5% Poor
MC Read 8.3
MC Write 7.1
MC Mixed 6.5
21% 7.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 7.4
21% 7.43 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical EliteBook 8540w Builds (Compare 1,141 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook 8540w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 23% - Poor Total price: $50
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