Dell Inspiron N5040

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.5%, 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 Drive54.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell Inspiron N5040  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 024DTD
Memory2 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110531
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 04 '21 at 01:53
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 way above expectations (95th percentile)
45.5% Average
Memory 65.1
1-Core 61.5
2-Core 108
49% 78.3 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 156
21% 154 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
Dell(1028 0505) 1.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2900
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
0.33% Terrible
Lighting 0.4
Reflection 1.1
Parallax 0.5
0% 0.67 fps
MRender 1
Gravity 0.3
Splatting 0.4
0% 0.57 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.33%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$55
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR033
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 198 179 180 202 202 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
54.3% Above average
Read 211
Write 200
Mixed 198
SusWrite 194
45% 201 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 23.4
84% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 164
128% 178 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 125%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 8GB
0GB free, PID a81d
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 24.9
Write 5
Mixed 9.5
13% 13.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
15% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 4% Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
AD80 HMT351S6BFR8C-H9 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
20.9% Poor
MC Read 6.7
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 6.9
19% 6.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 6.2
18% 6.2 GB/s
Latency 114
35% 114 ns
Poor: 13%
This bench: 20.9%
Great: 21%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron N5040 Builds (Compare 321 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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $229
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $390Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback