Dell Precision 5540

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.82% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive116% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemDell Precision 5540  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0GCN0K
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201214
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 28 '21 at 16:09
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 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 i7-9750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
69.4% Good
Memory 75.5
1-Core 109
2-Core 207
75% 131 Pts
4-Core 341
8-Core 508
55% 425 Pts
64-Core 639
43% 639 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 91%
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)
4.82% Terrible
Lighting 5.4
Reflection 44.6
Parallax 7.1
4% 19 fps
MRender 8.2
Gravity 6.3
Splatting 9.7
5% 8.07 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.82%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron 2200S NVMe 1024GB
575GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001060 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 638 612 638 588 697 666 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 600
Write 681
Mixed 585
SusWrite 640
142% 627 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 37.7
4K Mixed 31.8
102% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 644
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 603
414% 519 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 116%
Great: 214%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6JJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
68.2% Good
MC Read 28
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 21.3
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 14.8
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 89.2
45% 89.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision 5540 Builds (Compare 1,455 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision 5540

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