HP EliteBook 8540w

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 38.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.08% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive43% 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 (61%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP EliteBook 8540w  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1521
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140708
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 17:57
Run Duration245 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 61%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7 Q 720-$100
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Memory 64.2
1-Core 39.5
2-Core 76.8
40% 60.2 Pts
4-Core 67.1
8-Core 137
12% 102 Pts
64-Core 52.7
4% 52.7 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro FX 880M
HP(103C 1521) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.01
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
2.08% Terrible
Lighting 2.5
Reflection 2.2
Parallax 1.3
2% 2 fps
MRender 5.1
Gravity 2.2
Splatting 2.8
2% 3.37 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.08%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 100 126 174 165 161 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
43% Average
Read 192
Write 183
Mixed 196
SusWrite 138
40% 177 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 24.2
4K Mixed 22
69% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 90
DQ Mixed 105
81% 112 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 43%
Great: 124%
Generic SD Card 16GB
11GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.5 8.7 9.7 10 9.9 9.8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
3.61% Terrible
Read 3
Write 6
Mixed 4
SusWrite 9.1
4% 5.53 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.4
109% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.61%
Great: 21%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB
240GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 27 31 33 34 33 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
36.9% Below average
Read 97.9
Write 58.7
Mixed 42.4
SusWrite 30.6
42% 57.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0
51% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 99%
Seagate M3 Portable 4TB
211GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 27 32 36 36 35 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
27.6% Poor
Read 63.4
Write 53
Mixed 43.1
SusWrite 31.9
36% 47.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.4
130% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 27.6%
Great: 65%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 64GB
57GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9 7.6 8.4 9.6 9.3 8.9 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
13.8% Very poor
Read 28.5
Write 11.2
Mixed 16.2
SusWrite 8.8
19% 16.2 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 2.6
178% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 13.8%
Great: 17%
WD Elements 2TB
1TB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 20 23 26 26 25 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
15.3% Very poor
Read 27.4
Write 26.4
Mixed 22.4
SusWrite 23.1
34% 24.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
98% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.3%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
15.1% Very poor
MC Read 3.4
MC Write 5.2
MC Mixed 5.1
13% 4.57 GB/s
SC Read 4.8
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 4.3
13% 4.67 GB/s
Latency 116
34% 116 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 15.1%
Great: 65%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical EliteBook 8540w Builds (Compare 550 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 8540w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 17% - Very poor Total price: $35
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