Dell Precision 5540

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.19% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive144% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell Precision 5540  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0V030K
Memory22.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201214
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '21 at 16:13
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9980HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Memory 79.4
1-Core 128
2-Core 228
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 767
77% 611 Pts
64-Core 987
66% 987 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 0906) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8935
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
5.19% Terrible
Lighting 5.5
Reflection 58.9
Parallax 8.2
4% 24.2 fps
MRender 9.9
Gravity 7
Splatting 10.9
6% 9.27 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.19%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc611 NVMe SK hynix 1TB
857GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11000111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 970 1135 1143 1112 1148 1140 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Read 576
Write 1,136
Mixed 774
SusWrite 1,108
205% 899 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 43.1
142% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 349
222% 257 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 144%
Great: 284%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GS6DJR8N-VK 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
80.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 24.8
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 22.5
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 81.6
49% 81.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision 5540 Builds (Compare 1,466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision 5540

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