Dell Inspiron N5040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 42.3%, 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 Drive39.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemDell Inspiron N5040  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 024DTD
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20120530
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJun 06 '21 at 18:09
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User PAK-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 (57th percentile)
42.3% Average
Memory 58.2
1-Core 61.5
2-Core 109
47% 76.1 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 154
21% 154 Pts
64-Core 157
11% 157 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
Dell(1028 0505) 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
Samsung MZ7TE256HMHP-000H1 256GB
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT09H0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 176 176 162 165 176 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
39.8% Below average
Read 182
Write 170
Mixed 122
SusWrite 172
36% 161 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 18
66% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 22.5
DQ Write 57.6
DQ Mixed 23.3
23% 34.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
AD80 HMT351S6CFR8A-PB CE80 M471B5273DH0-CK0 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
24.2% Poor
MC Read 8
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 10.6
24% 8.5 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 5.3
SC Mixed 6
17% 5.83 GB/s
Latency 133
30% 133 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 24.2%
Great: 24%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron N5040 Builds (Compare 294 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 Inspiron N5040

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