HP EliteBook 840 G3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 32.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.23% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive19.9% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemHP EliteBook 840 G3  (all builds)
MotherboardHP 8079
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180130
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 01 '19 at 19:01
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
32.9% Below average
1-Core 79.5
2-Core 113
48% 96.1 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 193
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 198
13% 198 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 40%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
HP(103C 8079) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6472
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
3.23% Terrible
Lighting 15.2
Reflection 18.1
Parallax 0.2
3% 11.2 fps
MRender 8
Gravity 17.1
Splatting 0.1
3% 8.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.23%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel X25-M 80GB
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2CV102M3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 31 27 30 59 14 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
19.9% Very poor
Read 203
Write 50.7
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 35.7
18% 81.3 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 14.1
4K Mixed 5.1
30% 9.8 MB/s
DQ Read 15.1
DQ Write 28.5
DQ Mixed 4
8% 15.9 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 19.9%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64HZ-2G1A2 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
29.2% Poor
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 10.4
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.8
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 6.5
19% 6.73 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical EliteBook 840 G3 Builds (Compare 2,958 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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