Toshiba Satellite U840

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 20%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 17.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics0.76% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive48.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (73%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemToshiba Satellite U840  (all builds)
MotherboardType2 Type2 - Board Product Name1
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120816
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 10 '16 at 22:28
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 73%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-3317U-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
17.9% Very poor
1-Core 15.5
2-Core 48.1
14% 31.8 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 160
19% 145 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
Poor: 12%
This bench: 17.9%
Great: 37%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 7500M
Toshiba(1179 FBA2) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Relative performance (0th percentile)
0.76% Terrible
Lighting 3.9
Reflection 4.5
Parallax 2.9
1% 3.77 fps
MRender 4
Gravity 2.1
Splatting 5.7
1% 3.93 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 0.76%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Blast 960GB
531GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
48.6% Average
Read 486
Write 331
Mixed 342
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 5.58
4K Mixed 6.59
30% 8.18 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance SODIM DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
31.2% Below average
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 10
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 10.7
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 140
29% 140 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Satellite U840 Builds (Compare 49 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba Satellite U840

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $225
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