HP EliteBook 840 G3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive40.7% 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. CPU throttled at 96% 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.
SystemHP EliteBook 840 G3  (all builds)
MotherboardHP 8079
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180717
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 27 '21 at 19:18
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 27%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Memory 72.3
1-Core 82.8
2-Core 146
61% 100 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 212
29% 212 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
HP(103C 8079) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8854
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 4.7
Reflection 3.1
Parallax 5.4
4% 4.4 fps
Splatting 0.1
0% 0.1 fps
Poor: 3% Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SUPERSONIC128 128GB
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 156 71 60 59 80 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 417
Write 315
Mixed 19
SusWrite 109
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 36.2
4K Mixed 0.5
36% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 43.3
69% 129 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 75%
Seagate ST320VM001-1AD142 320GB
291GB free
Firmware: 0001SDC1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 89 96 97 97 97 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 94.9
Write 96.1
Mixed 50.4
SusWrite 93.5
61% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 54%
Great: 48%
AI Mass Storage 16GB
5GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.2 5.4 6.2 7.1 6.3 6.1 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
3.13% Terrible
Read 9.5
Write 5.7
Mixed 1.7
SusWrite 6.2
7% 5.77 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.13%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown - [0x9B85] CT8G4SFD824A.C16FBD1 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
40.5% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 12.6
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 14.4
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 96.1
42% 96.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 40%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical EliteBook 840 G3 Builds (Compare 5,171 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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