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Dell Latitude 14 5420 review: A laptop so close to claiming the business crown

Core i5 to the max. We are testing Dell's mainstream business laptop. Although the 14-inch device appears to include everything you can hope for, the clickpad is huge downgrade. In this review we will explore many aspects in detail, such as the impressive processor performance and the less impressive iGPU performance.
Entry-level business laptop for almost 1000 USD: Dell Latitude 5420 with a Core i5-1135G7 (D2G5W)
Entry-level business laptop for almost 1000 USD: Dell Latitude 5420 with a Core i5-1135G7 (D2G5W)

Dell's Latitude presents itself as an overall solid allround office device. The chassis is neither thin nor lightweight and likely will not win any design awards either. A gray, inconspicuous, understated 14-inch laptop - the focus is obviously on the internals. Unfortunately, there are a few missteps here as well, as our review will show.

Do not attract any attention! That is an aspiration of laptops such as the Lenovo ThinkPad L14, HP ProBook 440 G8, and the Asus ExpertBook B1.

Since our Latitude is one of the most expensive ones in this category, it begs the question which advantages it offers for its premium price tag. Only 8 GB of RAM and a 256-GB SSD for $1000 cannot be all it has to offer. At this price point, the connectivity, performance, input devices and of course, runtimes all have to be better. Is Latitude 5420 up to the task?


Predecessor:

Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W (Latitude 14 5400 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-1135G7 4 x 2.4 - 4.2 GHz, 57 W PL2 / Short Burst, 40 W PL1 / Sustained, Tiger Lake-UP3
Graphics adapter
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs, Core: 1300 MHz, Memory: 2000 MHz
Memory
8 GB 
, 1x 8GB, 2 slots, up to 64GB
Display
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, AUO5491 / B140HAN, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Mainboard
Intel Tiger Lake-UP3 PCH-LP
Storage
WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G, 256 GB 
, 105 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Tiger Lake-U/Y PCH-LP - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
Connections
4 USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps, 2 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Dell Secure Lock
Networking
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 20.9 x 321 x 212 ( = 0.82 x 12.64 x 8.35 in)
Battery
63 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 1280x720
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.543 kg ( = 54.43 oz / 3.4 pounds), Power Supply: 303 g ( = 10.69 oz / 0.67 pounds)
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Potential Competitors in Comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
84.8 %
01/2022
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
1.5 kg20.9 mm14.00"1920x1080
86.1 %
08/2021
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
R7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
1.7 kg20.4 mm14.00"1920x1080
83.3 %
05/2021
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
1.4 kg19 mm14.00"1920x1080
83.9 %
11/2021
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
1.5 kg19.2 mm14.00"1920x1080
85.3 %
01/2022
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
1.4 kg17.9 mm14.00"1920x1080
82.4 %
12/2021
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
1.8 kg21.95 mm14.00"1920x1080
84.4 %
10/2021
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
1.4 kg18.9 mm14.00"1920x1080

Case: Solid Dell Laptop

Robust appearance with minor creaking when twisted
Robust appearance with minor creaking when twisted

The carbon fiber and magnesium reinforced chassis is highly resistant to twisting. Subjectively, it feels heavy and robust. Since the hinges are firm, the base unit has to be held down to open the lid. Although an indentation in front of the clickpad can be used to lift the lid with one finger, the base has to be held in place after just a few inches.

Compared to the 2020 Latitude 5410, the chassis has remained visually identical: drop down hinges, an understated silver-gray finish and a black keyboard. The biggest visual changes relate to the input device alterations, which in turn come with changes in useability. We will explore this in greater detail in the input devices section.

The power button has been moved to the corner of the keyboard, where it sits in the form of a black button. It doubles as a fingerprint sensor for Windows Hello.

The thick base unit of the Dell Latitude 14 5420 does not yield under pressure and the lid feels solid as well. Applying pressure to the back of the lid creates no color distortions on the LCD. Only the right side of the keyboard area slightly yields.

Dell Latitude 5420
Dell Latitude 5420
Dell Latitude 5420
Dell Latitude 5420
Dell Latitude 5420
Dell Latitude 5420

At 1.5 kg (~3.31 lbs), the weight of the Latitude 14 5420 can be described as moderate, while the ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD or Acer Enduro Urban N3 are significantly heavier. These two models aside, however, the Latitude is the thickest laptop in our comparison - 20.9 mm (~0.82 in) without feet. The Asus ExpertBook B1, Dynabook Tecra A40, and HP ProBook 440 G8 are all both thinner and lighter.

Size Comparison

351 mm / 13.8 inch 244 mm / 9.61 inch 21.95 mm / 0.864 inch 1.8 kg4.03 lbs331 mm / 13 inch 235 mm / 9.25 inch 20.4 mm / 0.803 inch 1.7 kg3.69 lbs325 mm / 12.8 inch 236 mm / 9.29 inch 17.9 mm / 0.705 inch 1.4 kg3.09 lbs323.4 mm / 12.7 inch 215.6 mm / 8.49 inch 19.2 mm / 0.756 inch 1.5 kg3.27 lbs323.6 mm / 12.7 inch 220.6 mm / 8.69 inch 18.9 mm / 0.744 inch 1.4 kg3.19 lbs321 mm / 12.6 inch 212 mm / 8.35 inch 20.9 mm / 0.823 inch 1.5 kg3.4 lbs322 mm / 12.7 inch 214 mm / 8.43 inch 19 mm / 0.748 inch 1.4 kg3.04 lbs297 mm / 11.7 inch 210 mm / 8.27 inch 1 mm / 0.03937 inch 5.7 g0.01257 lbs

Connectivity: Notebook with a Lot of Security Features

This is where the Latitude is able to set itself apart from other Laptops. Thunderbolt 4, a conventional Ethernet RJ-45 port, smart card reader, NFC, and a SIM card slot for web access on the go make for a very compelling list.

2x Thunderbolt 4 (one for charging via Power Delivery), smart card reader
2x Thunderbolt 4 (one for charging via Power Delivery), smart card reader
microSD, combined audio port, 2x USB-A 3.0, HDMI, RJ45, Dell Secure Lock
microSD, combined audio port, 2x USB-A 3.0, HDMI, RJ45, Dell Secure Lock

SD Card Reader

A microSD card reader is integrated into the right edge. It reaches fast transfer speeds with our reference memory card Angelbird AV Pro V60: 188 MB/s and 183 MB/s for copying and writing data, respectively.

SD Card Reader
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (AV Pro SD microSD 128 GB V60)
187.8 MB/s
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7 (AV PRO microSD 128 GB V60)
92 MB/s -51%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U (AV Pro V60)
77 MB/s -59%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (AV Pro v60)
74.1 MB/s -61%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (18.9 - 193.9, n=15, last 2 years)
65.3 MB/s -65%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (AV Pro V60)
25.3 MB/s -87%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (AV Pro SD microSD 128 GB V60)
24.9 MB/s -87%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7 (AV Pro V60)
22.9 MB/s -88%
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (AV Pro SD microSD 128 GB V60)
182.6 MB/s
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7 (AV PRO microSD 128 GB V60)
87 MB/s -52%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U (AV Pro V60)
87 MB/s -52%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (AV Pro v60)
83.1 MB/s -54%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (23.6 - 239, n=15, last 2 years)
80.3 MB/s -56%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (AV Pro V60)
26.6 MB/s -85%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (AV Pro SD microSD 128 GB V60)
26.1 MB/s -86%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7 (AV Pro V60)
25.8 MB/s -86%

Communication

Aside the AX201 Wi-Fi adapter and RJ-45 Ethernet port, the Dell laptop also comes with a SIM card slot under the display, which can be accessed from the back of the device. Therefore, the Latitude can be retrofitted with a compatible LTE module.

The transmission speeds of the Intel AX201 do not quite meet our expectations, even when considering peak values. By contrast, the peak receive speeds almost reach the 1500-Mbps mark.

Networking
iperf3 transmit AX12
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1396 (1280min - 1515max) MBit/s +63%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1333 (699min - 1465max) MBit/s +56%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1298 (650min - 1441max) MBit/s +51%
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
  (49.8 - 1775, n=324)
1161 MBit/s +35%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
887 (456min - 961max) MBit/s +4%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
857 (573min - 993max) MBit/s
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
RealTek Semiconductor RTL8852AE
770 (601min - 880max) MBit/s -10%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
758 (682min - 804max) MBit/s -12%
iperf3 receive AX12
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1487 (1396min - 1542max) MBit/s +12%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1480 (1227min - 1597max) MBit/s +11%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1384 (1095min - 1524max) MBit/s +4%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1328 (671min - 1493max) MBit/s
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
  (136 - 1743, n=324)
1261 MBit/s -5%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
RealTek Semiconductor RTL8852AE
855 (793min - 890max) MBit/s -36%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
689 (672min - 699max) MBit/s -48%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
643 (562min - 667max) MBit/s -52%
0501001502002503003504004505005506006507007508008509009501000105011001150120012501300135014001450Tooltip
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201; iperf3 receive AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1328 (671-1493)
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD RealTek Semiconductor RTL8852AE; iperf3 receive AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø854 (793-890)
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201; iperf3 transmit AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø856 (573-993)
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD RealTek Semiconductor RTL8852AE; iperf3 transmit AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø770 (601-880)

Webcam

The 720p camera in the lid is barely worth mentioning. It captures washed-out pictures that suffer from immediately noticeable artifacts. Even though this may be sufficient for video conferences, a higher quality solution is desirable even for this use case. Particularly since the wide bezel would have provided enough space for a more premium camera. The camera is not exactly faced with tough competition, which also offers a mediocre experience. The color accuracy is poor and our test chart reveals significant image noise.

Mechanical camera shutter
Mechanical camera shutter
ColorChecker
7.9 ∆E
14.1 ∆E
15.4 ∆E
13.8 ∆E
18.5 ∆E
16.7 ∆E
16.7 ∆E
17.9 ∆E
18.9 ∆E
11.5 ∆E
15.5 ∆E
21.6 ∆E
10.5 ∆E
21.8 ∆E
21.3 ∆E
15.3 ∆E
25.4 ∆E
26.3 ∆E
2.3 ∆E
11.8 ∆E
22.4 ∆E
27.9 ∆E
27.2 ∆E
13.3 ∆E
ColorChecker Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD: 17.24 ∆E min: 2.33 - max: 27.85 ∆E
ColorChecker
6.3 ∆E
10.3 ∆E
15.5 ∆E
9.3 ∆E
13.9 ∆E
10.8 ∆E
10.2 ∆E
24.1 ∆E
13.5 ∆E
7.9 ∆E
9.2 ∆E
6.8 ∆E
21.3 ∆E
12.9 ∆E
19.1 ∆E
6.7 ∆E
15.8 ∆E
17.7 ∆E
1.8 ∆E
11.3 ∆E
10.5 ∆E
8.5 ∆E
7.2 ∆E
6.4 ∆E
ColorChecker Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W: 11.54 ∆E min: 1.76 - max: 24.07 ∆E

Security

Dell plays it safe on the side of security and complements the fingerprint sensor with a Dell Secure Port, an integrated smart card reader, and a webcam shutter. The shutter works by mechanically sealing the webcam. Next to it, there is an infrared sensor (IR camera), which allows for facial recognition via Windows Hello. TPM 2.0 comes standard nowadays, since Widows 11 demands it.

Fingerprint sensor is in the power key
Fingerprint sensor is in the power key

Accessories

There are no extras included aside from the 65-watt AC adapter.

65-watt AC adapter
65-watt AC adapter

Maintenance

It could not be any easier: Loosen the Phillips screws, pry open between the hinges with a plastic spudger and remove the bottom plate. Conveniently, the screws cannot fall out of the bottom panel.

Below it, there are two RAM slots, the Wi-Fi module, an empty slot for an LTE modem, and an M.2 slot holding the SSD. Even though it may look like an M.2 slot, the LTE module slot is incompatible with an M.2 SSD.

Rare: Nothing soldered, 2 RAM slots
Rare: Nothing soldered, 2 RAM slots
Simple: Loosen screws and open cover
Simple: Loosen screws and open cover
Commendable: Maintenance-friendly Latitude
Commendable: Maintenance-friendly Latitude

Warranty

Dell offers a standard one-year manufacturer's warranty, with everything else being an optional upgrade. Third-party vendors offer a standard 12-month warranty with optional extras.

Input Devices: Dell with a Clickpad Disaster

The backlight of the keyboard keys has two brightness levels and illuminates the key lettering. The symbols are not quite as distincitve compared to the predecessor. The backlighting somewhat compensates for this, however. With a width of 15 mm (~0.59 in), the keys are average in terms of size and spacing. The keyboard allows for quick, comfortable typing.

Backlight with two brightness levels
Backlight with two brightness levels

Keyboard

Since the keyboard area is not uniformly rigid, it slightly yields on the right side. The key feedback is good overall: the actuation point is distinct and the travel moderate with spongy key presses. Unlike on the other models, the keys of the Latitude are coated with a rubberized material. This prevents fingers from sliding off the keys for a more controlled typing experience. It is difficult to tell whether the coating will come off over time, leaving the keys patchy.

Crisp actuation point and firm feedback
Crisp actuation point and firm feedback

Touchpad

The omission of the Trackpoint and dedicated mouse buttons has restricted the 5420 to the point where it is barely distinguishable from a common consumer laptop in terms of the input devices. While cutting the Trackpoint may still have been acceptable, many Latitude fans will sorely miss the four mouse buttons.

The haptic feedback, which many users have become accustomed to and fond of, is missing here. A clickpad is an entirely different beast that handles differently, which always takes some getting used to. We suspect that many buyers will be put off by Dell's decision and instead run towards Lenovo. While the ThinkPad L14 G2 also comes with a clickpad, it also includes three dedicated mouse buttons above it and a Trackpoint.

The clickpad is not exactly top-tier, either, at least if you expect a haptic feedback. It offers very shallow travel, a very short actuation point, and barely any acoustic feedback. For those trying to work quietly, all of this is ideal - including the quiet keys. However, if you are used to clear haptic feedback, this touchpad will be a massive disappointment.

At 11.5 cm (~4.53 in), the touchpad is fairly large for a 14-inch device, while the surface is significantly rougher compared to many other devices we have tested. There is some audible drag when gliding across the surface. Due to the lack of travel, the buttons offer very unsatisfying clicks even on the very bottom of the touchpad.

Display: Matte 14-inch Panel with Few Colors

Subpixel array AUO5491 / B140HAN
Subpixel array AUO5491 / B140HAN

Dell relies on a traditional 16:9 IPS 14-inch display with 1920 x 1080 pixels. Neither the pixel density of 157 PPI nor the 60-Hz refresh rate are particularly impressive. The same holds true for the brightness, which comes in at 311 nits at best and 281 nits on average. Thankfully, the luminance does not decrease in battery mode, which somewhat helps the matte panel's outdoor capabilities. We did not detect PWM. With 1115:1, the contrast ratio is relatively good. The IPS panel comes standard for this iteration, whereas low-cost TN variants with lower resolutions have been cut.

286
cd/m²
299
cd/m²
295
cd/m²
262
cd/m²
290
cd/m²
271
cd/m²
253
cd/m²
311
cd/m²
269
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
AUO5491 / B140HAN tested with X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 311 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 281.8 cd/m² Minimum: 17 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 81 %
Center on Battery: 290 cd/m²
Contrast: 1115:1 (Black: 0.26 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 4.65 | 0.5-29.43 Ø5, calibrated: 3.98
ΔE Greyscale 3.22 | 0.57-98 Ø5.3
37% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
54% sRGB (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
36% Display P3 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
Gamma: 2.54
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
AUO5491 / B140HAN, IPS, 1920x1080, 14.00
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
B140HAN04.0, IPS LED, 1920x1080, 14.00
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
AU Optronics AUO818B, VA, 1920x1080, 14.00
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Chi Mei CMN14D4, IPS, 1920x1080, 14.00
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
AU Optronics B140HAN04.0, IPS, 1920x1080, 14.00
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
XR140EA6T, IPS, 1920x1080, 14.00
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
N140HCA-EAC, , 1920x1080, 14.00
Display
4%
3%
19%
10%
74%
18%
Display P3 Coverage
36
37.5
4%
37.02
3%
42.8
19%
39.6
10%
63.5
76%
42.3
18%
sRGB Coverage
54
56.3
4%
55.6
3%
63.9
18%
59.4
10%
91.9
70%
63
17%
AdobeRGB 1998 Coverage
37
38.7
5%
38.25
3%
44.3
20%
40.9
11%
65.5
77%
43.8
18%
Response Times
6%
-7%
13%
-5%
-36%
-10%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
41 ?(19, 22)
36 ?(19, 17)
12%
43 ?(20, 23)
-5%
35.2 ?(18, 17.2)
14%
40 ?(18, 22)
2%
56 ?(25.2, 30.8)
-37%
41.2 ?(21.2, 20)
-0%
Response Time Black / White *
26 ?(13, 13)
26 ?(15, 11)
-0%
28 ?(15, 13)
-8%
23.2 ?(14, 9.2)
11%
29 ?(16, 13)
-12%
35.2 ?(16.4, 18.8)
-35%
31.2 ?(18, 13.2)
-20%
PWM Frequency
25000 ?(20)
1000 ?(99)
Screen
-33%
-28%
-27%
6%
-14%
-32%
Brightness middle
290
278
-4%
253
-13%
256
-12%
273
-6%
487.8
68%
234
-19%
Brightness
282
255
-10%
230
-18%
239
-15%
264
-6%
464
65%
216
-23%
Brightness Distribution
81
86
6%
82
1%
83
2%
88
9%
89
10%
84
4%
Black Level *
0.26
0.33
-27%
0.29
-12%
0.23
12%
0.22
15%
0.48
-85%
0.21
19%
Contrast
1115
842
-24%
872
-22%
1113
0%
1241
11%
1016
-9%
1114
0%
Colorchecker dE 2000 *
4.65
5.9
-27%
5.35
-15%
6.2
-33%
4.27
8%
6.51
-40%
5.6
-20%
Colorchecker dE 2000 max. *
7.5
20.2
-169%
17.08
-128%
18.2
-143%
7.76
-3%
11.36
-51%
20.3
-171%
Colorchecker dE 2000 calibrated *
3.98
4.5
-13%
3.8
5%
1.77
56%
4.6
-16%
Greyscale dE 2000 *
3.22
4.1
-27%
3.75
-16%
5
-55%
2.5
22%
7.8
-142%
5.1
-58%
Gamma
2.54 87%
2.15 102%
2.48 89%
1.97 112%
2.43 91%
2.28 96%
2.24 98%
CCT
6169 105%
7224 90%
6446 101%
7364 88%
6463 101%
8102 80%
6542 99%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
35
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
55
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-8% / -19%
-11% / -17%
2% / -11%
4% / 5%
8% / 2%
-8% / -18%

* ... smaller is better

The 14-inch model does not appear to concern itself with color spaces: at best, the Dell covers 54 % of the sRGB color space. Since a prepress requires values near 100 %, competitors tend not to be significantly ahead in this category, even though the Asus ExperBook's 64 % is closer nominally. The Acer Enduro Urban N3 is an exception to this rule and not only boasts a far brighter display, but also a far better one that covers 92 % of sRGB.

ColorChecker reveals a DeltaE of 4.65, which represents a poor value and color deviations so large, they are noticeable to the naked eye. Unfortunately, our calibration attempt's success is limited and the improvement to a DeltaE of 4 minimal. By contrast, the grayscale improves a lot after our calibration: The improvement from 3.2 to 0.66 makes the use of our spectrophotometer almost worthwhile. Our color profile can be downloaded from the box above.

Calman ColorChecker
Calman ColorChecker
Calman ColorChecker calibrated
Calman ColorChecker calibrated
Calman color grayscale
Calman color grayscale
Calman color grayscale calibrated
Calman color grayscale calibrated
Calman color saturation
Calman color saturation
Calman color saturation calibrated
Calman color saturation calibrated

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
26 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 13 ms rise
↘ 13 ms fall
The screen shows relatively slow response rates in our tests and may be too slow for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.1 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 57 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (21.4 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
41 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 19 ms rise
↘ 22 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.1 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 60 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (33.6 ms).

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM not detected

In comparison: 53 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 17770 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

During outdoor use, the Latitude 5420 benefits from its matte panel. Unfortunately, the maximum brightness is insufficient for very bright environments.

Comfortably working outside, ...
Comfortably working outside, ...
... is not always possible, since the maximum brightness is average at best.
... is not always possible, since the maximum brightness is average at best.

The excellent viewing angles are one of the biggest strengths of the IPS display.

AUO5491 viewing angles
AUO5491 viewing angles
AUO5491 viewing angles
AUO5491 viewing angles
AUO5491 viewing angles
AUO5491 viewing angles

Performance: Laptop with 2-minute Core i5 Boost

Our variation of the Dell Latitude 5420 with the Core i5-1135G7, 8 GB of RAM and a 256-GB SSD (D2G5W) is the base configuration of the model, which retails for just under $1000. Various upgrade options are available and for around $1400, it includes an i7-1185G7, 16 GB of RAM and a 512-GB SSD. The small 256-GB SSD has turned out to be a particular annoyance during our testing, since only 105 GB of storage was available after the upgrade to Windows 11 - far from enough for our game and application benchmarks.

System info: CPU-Z CPU
System info: CPU-Z Mainboard
System info: CPU-Z Memory
System info: CPU-Z SPD
System info: GPU-Z
System info: HWiNFO Summary

Testing Conditions

Prior to testing, we updated all drivers and the BIOS via the manufacturer's software and Windows Update. For performance tests, we enabled the Windows performance mode as well as Dell's "Ultra Performance" power profile. We used the energy saver mode and the profile "Optimized" (Dell Temperature) for our Wi-Fi and idle runtime tests. Furthermore, we enabled Windows 11 battery saver mode. This Windows feature limits notifications and background activity and for example prevents OneDrive and e-mail synchronization.

Dell Power Manager - Temperature settings
Dell Power Manager - Temperature settings

Processor

The Core i5-1135G7 is an all-purpose quad-core SoC based on the Tiger Lake architecture with a 2.4-GHz base clock, a 4.2 GHz Turbo clock and a manufacturer-adjustable TDP of 12-28 watts, depending on the available cooling capabilities. One may think that the thick chassis provides enough room for a good cooling solution, which should in turn allow for an aggressive TDP. However, this is not the case: despite the specified 57-watt PL2 (short burst), we saw only the 40-watt PL1 (long term). 40 watts would be a fairly conservative choice.

Let us take a look at the Cinebench R15 loop: the first two loops benefit from the 40-watt PL1, while the total system power is at 50 watts. As the screenshots show, the short burst 57-watt TDP never comes to fruition. During the third loop, the CPU deals with its SoC temperature of 95 °C (203 °F), by dropping the PL1 to 35 watts and 31 watts immediately after. The clock rate also falls to 3.5 GHz (3.8 GHz previously; multi-core). At this point, the chip temperature has dropped to 85 °C (185 °F). Since this is apparently still too high, the PL1 is reduced to 23 watts and the temperature decreases to 72 °C (161.6 °F). After 30 seconds, the SoC once again allows for clock speeds of up to 3.5 GHz, which fall off once more after 2-3 minutes due to rising temperatures.

Cinebench R15 - PL1/PL2 ext. LCD
Cinebench R15 - PL1/PL2 ext. LCD
Cinebench R15 loop - Total system power ext. LCD
Cinebench R15 loop - Total system power ext. LCD
Cinebench R15 - Total system power ext. LCD
Cinebench R15 - Total system power ext. LCD

Cinebench R15 Multi Loop

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Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W Intel Core i5-1135G7: Ø836 (755.62-919.65)
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U: Ø1391 (1385.52-1397.87)
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA Intel Core i7-1165G7: Ø670 (654.88-714.13)
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7 Intel Core i5-1135G7: Ø734 (723.71-860.22)
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR Intel Core i5-1135G7: Ø680 (614.84-797.19)
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314 Intel Core i7-1165G7: Ø807 (480.95-841.33)
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E Intel Core i5-1135G7: Ø847 (840.09-894.41)

In short: all signs point towards a well-designed temperature management system, which - despite the lack of a short burst - optimizes for long-term peak performance with alternating cooling off and boost phases.

With that in mind, the continuous performance according to the R15 loop is more than adequate, since other i5-1135G7 models struggle to match or maintain this level of performance. When under continuous stress, the Latitude 5420's performance incurs a deficit of only 9 %. The consistently high performance during the first seven loops, which last slightly longer than two minutes, is nothing short of impressive. A glance at the CPU benchmarks shows this Core i5 to be significantly faster than the average of its peers. In fact, it is just shy of record scores by a few percentage points. The Dynabook Tecra A40 and Asus ExpertBook B1 manage to squeeze even more performance out of the SoC, most likely through the use of PL2.

CPU Performance Rating: Percent
Cinebench R23: Multi Core | Single Core
Cinebench R20: CPU (Multi Core) | CPU (Single Core)
Cinebench R15: CPU Multi 64Bit | CPU Single 64Bit
Blender: v2.79 BMW27 CPU
7-Zip 18.03: 7z b 4 | 7z b 4 -mmt1
Geekbench 5.5: Multi-Core | Single-Core
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2: 4k Preset
LibreOffice : 20 Documents To PDF
R Benchmark 2.5: Overall mean
CPU Performance Rating
Average of class Subnotebook
 
84.8 pt
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
70 pt
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
57 pt
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
54.1 pt
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
53 pt
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA -2!
Intel Core i7-1165G7
51.7 pt
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
 
51 pt
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
50.3 pt
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
49.8 pt
Cinebench R23 / Multi Core
Average of class Subnotebook
  (2485 - 16201, n=66, last 2 years)
10421 Points +90%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
8201 Points +50%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
5534 Points +1%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
5479 (5186.22min - 5478.8max) Points
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
5265 (4984.42min - 5264.54max) Points -4%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4998 Points -9%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (2786 - 6136, n=55)
4724 Points -14%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
3619 Points -34%
Cinebench R23 / Single Core
Average of class Subnotebook
  (598 - 1934, n=66, last 2 years)
1650 Points +22%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
1413 Points +5%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
1405 Points +4%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1373 Points +2%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1348 Points
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1342 Points 0%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (1062 - 1373, n=53)
1322 Points -2%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1065 Points -21%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Multi Core)
Average of class Subnotebook
  (810 - 6314, n=62, last 2 years)
4022 Points +80%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
3184 Points +42%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
2237 Points
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
2131 Points -5%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
2035 Points -9%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (979 - 2382, n=62)
1827 Points -18%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1825 Points -18%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7
1726 Points -23%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1548 Points -31%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Single Core)
Average of class Subnotebook
  (216 - 738, n=62, last 2 years)
620 Points +20%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7
569 Points +10%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
548 Points +6%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
546 Points +6%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
524 Points +2%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
516 Points
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
515 Points 0%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (375 - 527, n=62)
507 Points -2%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
476 Points -8%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Multi 64Bit
Average of class Subnotebook
  (514 - 2581, n=68, last 2 years)
1782 Points +109%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
1398 (1385.52min - 1397.87max) Points +64%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
894 (840.09min - 894.41max) Points +5%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
860 (723.71min - 860.22max) Points +1%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
851 (743.99min - 851.23max) Points
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
841 (480.95min - 841.33max) Points -1%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
822 Points -3%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (431 - 941, n=65)
792 Points -7%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7
714 (654.88min - 714.13max) Points -16%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Single 64Bit
Average of class Subnotebook
  (149.7 - 280, n=61, last 2 years)
241 Points +22%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
227 Points +15%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7
224 Points +13%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
214 Points +8%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
201 Points +2%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
198 Points 0%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
198 Points
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (141.4 - 205, n=61)
194.4 Points -2%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
159 Points -20%
Blender / v2.79 BMW27 CPU
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7
696 Seconds * -29%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (499 - 1044, n=60)
662 Seconds * -23%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
656 Seconds * -21%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
639 Seconds * -18%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
567 Seconds * -5%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
550 Seconds * -2%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
540 Seconds *
Average of class Subnotebook
  (201 - 1600, n=64, last 2 years)
384 Seconds * +29%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
364 Seconds * +33%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4
Average of class Subnotebook
  (16223 - 67444, n=55, last 2 years)
45146 MIPS +95%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
38553 MIPS +67%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
24357 MIPS +5%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
23563 MIPS +2%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
23117 MIPS
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
21602 MIPS -7%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
21582 MIPS -7%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (14745 - 24873, n=62)
21407 MIPS -7%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7
20118 MIPS -13%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4 -mmt1
Average of class Subnotebook
  (3873 - 6403, n=57, last 2 years)
5399 MIPS +12%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7
5377 MIPS +12%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
5322 MIPS +11%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
5050 MIPS +5%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4805 MIPS
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4763 MIPS -1%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4720 MIPS -2%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4674 MIPS -3%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (3924 - 4921, n=62)
4674 MIPS -3%
Geekbench 5.5 / Multi-Core
Average of class Subnotebook
  (4274 - 12580, n=63, last 2 years)
9274 Points +133%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
5352 Points +35%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
5137 Points +29%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7
4760 Points +20%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (3475 - 5472, n=58)
4663 Points +17%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4416 Points +11%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4321 Points +9%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
3973 Points
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
3958 Points 0%
Geekbench 5.5 / Single-Core
Average of class Subnotebook
  (1348 - 2350, n=63, last 2 years)
1735 Points +46%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
1548 Points +30%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7
1514 Points +27%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (1147 - 1428, n=58)
1373 Points +16%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1358 Points +14%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1355 Points +14%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
1354 Points +14%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1345 Points +13%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1188 Points
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 / 4k Preset
Average of class Subnotebook
  (1.5 - 19.4, n=55, last 2 years)
12.1 fps +86%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
9.89 fps +52%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
6.83 fps +5%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
6.78 fps +4%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
6.51 fps
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
6.03 fps -7%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (3.57 - 7.6, n=57)
5.93 fps -9%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
5.7 fps -12%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7
5.49 fps -16%
LibreOffice / 20 Documents To PDF
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
63.1 s * -13%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
56.7 s * -2%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7
56.4 s * -1%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
55.6 s *
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (44.2 - 62.9, n=60)
52.8 s * +5%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
52.2 s * +6%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
51.9 s * +7%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (40.1 - 115.5, n=56, last 2 years)
51.1 s * +8%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
44.2 s * +21%
R Benchmark 2.5 / Overall mean
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7
0.664 sec *
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7
0.647 sec * +3%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (0.619 - 0.727, n=59)
0.642 sec * +3%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7
0.64 sec * +4%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7
0.636 sec * +4%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7
0.577 sec * +13%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7
0.572 sec * +14%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
0.557 sec * +16%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (0.4397 - 1.011, n=56, last 2 years)
0.505 sec * +24%

* ... smaller is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
851 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
68.1 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
97.8 %
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
198 Points
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Performance Rating
Average of class Subnotebook
 
91.1 pt
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
87.3 pt
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
63.3 pt
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
60.6 pt
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
58.5 pt
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
 
56.8 pt
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
54.4 pt
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
53.2 pt
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
50.6 pt
AIDA64 / FP32 Ray-Trace
Average of class Subnotebook
  (343 - 25961, n=56, last 2 years)
10402 KRay/s +36%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
9410 KRay/s +23%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
7627 KRay/s
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
7252 KRay/s -5%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
6928 KRay/s -9%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
6904 KRay/s -9%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (4313 - 7952, n=45)
6445 KRay/s -15%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
6195 KRay/s -19%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
5585 KRay/s -27%
AIDA64 / FPU Julia
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
60918 Points +97%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (11867 - 111109, n=56, last 2 years)
53548 Points +73%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
30959 Points
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
29972 Points -3%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
29711 Points -4%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
29006 Points -6%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (19402 - 32283, n=45)
26975 Points -13%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
25654 Points -17%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
23837 Points -23%
AIDA64 / CPU SHA3
Average of class Subnotebook
  (453 - 4646, n=56, last 2 years)
2417 MB/s +14%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
2124 MB/s
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
2087 MB/s -2%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
1993 MB/s -6%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
1983 MB/s -7%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
1973 MB/s -7%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (1316 - 2172, n=45)
1832 MB/s -14%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
1737 MB/s -18%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
1569 MB/s -26%
AIDA64 / CPU Queen
Average of class Subnotebook
  (15447 - 115300, n=56, last 2 years)
80944 Points +73%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
76279 Points +63%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
50426 Points +8%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
50412 Points +8%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
46741 Points
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
46654 Points 0%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
46554 Points 0%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (39000 - 46951, n=45)
45742 Points -2%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
43403 Points -7%
AIDA64 / FPU SinJulia
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
9713 Points +119%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (1223 - 14944, n=56, last 2 years)
7707 Points +74%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
4792 Points +8%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
4444 Points 0%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
4440 Points
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
4356 Points -2%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (3497 - 4445, n=45)
4218 Points -5%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
4129 Points -7%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
3978 Points -10%
AIDA64 / FPU Mandel
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
33509 Points +80%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (6379 - 59053, n=56, last 2 years)
27878 Points +50%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
18590 Points
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
17742 Points -5%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
17734 Points -5%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
17201 Points -7%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (12569 - 19635, n=45)
16302 Points -12%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
15587 Points -16%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
14202 Points -24%
AIDA64 / CPU AES
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
87129 MB/s +28%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
67916 MB/s 0%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
67875 MB/s
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
66115 MB/s -3%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
62037 MB/s -9%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (28988 - 67977, n=45)
58975 MB/s -13%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
55904 MB/s -18%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (638 - 161430, n=56, last 2 years)
52560 MB/s -23%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
41338 MB/s -39%
AIDA64 / CPU ZLib
Average of class Subnotebook
  (270 - 1123, n=56, last 2 years)
668 MB/s +82%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
552 MB/s +50%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
371 MB/s +1%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
368 MB/s
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
364 MB/s -1%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
329 MB/s -11%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
300 MB/s -18%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (265 - 373, n=51)
289 MB/s -21%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
283 MB/s -23%
AIDA64 / FP64 Ray-Trace
Average of class Subnotebook
  (204 - 14018, n=56, last 2 years)
5405 KRay/s +33%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
5034 KRay/s +24%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
4065 KRay/s
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
3741 KRay/s -8%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
3700 KRay/s -9%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
3698 KRay/s -9%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (2226 - 4291, n=45)
3424 KRay/s -16%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
3352 KRay/s -18%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
3034 KRay/s -25%
AIDA64 / CPU PhotoWorxx
Average of class Subnotebook
  (7622 - 53954, n=56, last 2 years)
36817 MPixel/s +267%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
25825 MPixel/s +158%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (9004 - 45366, n=45)
23085 MPixel/s +130%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
14768 MPixel/s +47%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
12497 MPixel/s +25%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
12195 MPixel/s +22%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
10026 MPixel/s
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
10005 MPixel/s 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
9552 MPixel/s -5%

System Performance

The CPU's good continuous performance results in good PCMark 10 scores for the Latitude. Here, the device is part of the large middle of the field, since the laptops' scores barely differ from one another with one exception. The exception is the Ryzen-powered Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2, which has the lead in all subcategories.

PCMark 10 / Score
Average of class Subnotebook
  (4384 - 7428, n=54, last 2 years)
5943 Points +29%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
Vega 8, R7 PRO 5850U, WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
5690 Points +24%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
4738 Points +3%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
4686 Points +2%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (4026 - 4952, n=53)
4613 Points 0%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7, Lite-On CL1-8D512
4597 Points 0%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
4592 Points
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, Phison C-E80T512G4-P3D3B3E13
4580 Points 0%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB
4580 Points 0%
PCMark 10 / Essentials
Average of class Subnotebook
  (8890 - 11168, n=54, last 2 years)
10278 Points +16%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
Vega 8, R7 PRO 5850U, WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
10221 Points +16%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
9386 Points +6%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (8149 - 9917, n=53)
9310 Points +5%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB
9063 Points +2%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7, Lite-On CL1-8D512
8997 Points +2%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, Phison C-E80T512G4-P3D3B3E13
8980 Points +2%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
8954 Points +1%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
8843 Points
PCMark 10 / Productivity
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
Vega 8, R7 PRO 5850U, WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
9512 Points +53%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (6213 - 10449, n=54, last 2 years)
7926 Points +28%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7, Lite-On CL1-8D512
6480 Points +4%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
6396 Points +3%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
6332 Points +2%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (5040 - 6619, n=53)
6218 Points 0%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
6212 Points
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, Phison C-E80T512G4-P3D3B3E13
5892 Points -5%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB
5842 Points -6%
PCMark 10 / Digital Content Creation
Average of class Subnotebook
  (4093 - 9749, n=54, last 2 years)
7068 Points +48%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
Vega 8, R7 PRO 5850U, WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
5141 Points +7%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, Phison C-E80T512G4-P3D3B3E13
4928 Points +3%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB
4926 Points +3%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
4877 Points +2%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
4858 Points +2%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
4785 Points
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (3548 - 5255, n=53)
4612 Points -4%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7, Lite-On CL1-8D512
4522 Points -5%
CrossMark / Overall
Average of class Subnotebook
  (718 - 1876, n=60, last 2 years)
1565 Points +46%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (1058 - 1293, n=11)
1170 Points +9%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
1086 Points +2%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
1069 Points
CrossMark / Productivity
Average of class Subnotebook
  (685 - 1829, n=60, last 2 years)
1517 Points +29%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (1148 - 1332, n=11)
1243 Points +6%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
1191 Points +2%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
1173 Points
CrossMark / Creativity
Average of class Subnotebook
  (776 - 2210, n=60, last 2 years)
1706 Points +71%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (895 - 1263, n=11)
1111 Points +11%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
1027 Points +3%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
1000 Points
CrossMark / Responsiveness
Average of class Subnotebook
  (652 - 1899, n=60, last 2 years)
1336 Points +35%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (923 - 1320, n=11)
1149 Points +16%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
987 Points
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
973 Points -1%
PCMark 10 Score
4592 points
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AIDA64 / Memory Copy
Average of class Subnotebook
  (22781 - 96791, n=56, last 2 years)
63382 MB/s +223%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
40118 MB/s +104%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (17443 - 63889, n=45)
36640 MB/s +87%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
23184 MB/s +18%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
20616 MB/s +5%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
20521 MB/s +5%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
20295 MB/s +3%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
19658 MB/s 0%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
19632 MB/s
AIDA64 / Memory Read
Average of class Subnotebook
  (23831 - 86433, n=56, last 2 years)
58643 MB/s +150%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
47843 MB/s +104%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (19716 - 63705, n=45)
40897 MB/s +74%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
24309 MB/s +4%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
23645 MB/s +1%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
23471 MB/s
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
23469 MB/s 0%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
23261 MB/s -1%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
22912 MB/s -2%
AIDA64 / Memory Write
Average of class Subnotebook
  (23474 - 107658, n=56, last 2 years)
66849 MB/s +197%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
46876 MB/s +108%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (18722 - 66778, n=45)
41742 MB/s +86%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
23491 MB/s +4%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
23142 MB/s +3%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
22486 MB/s
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
22430 MB/s 0%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
22149 MB/s -1%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
21502 MB/s -4%
AIDA64 / Memory Latency
Average of class Subnotebook
  (18.8 - 172, n=53, last 2 years)
105.1 ns * -47%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Vega 8
104 ns * -45%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
84.5 ns * -18%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
84.5 ns * -18%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
83.5 ns * -17%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
73.4 ns * -3%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (68.3 - 107, n=51)
72.5 ns * -1%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
71.5 ns *
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
49.3 ns * +31%

* ... smaller is better

DPC Latencies

At least with our current driver setup (updated via Dell Update & Windows), the Latitude appears to be a suboptimal choice for real-time applications. The kernelmode driver produces the most significant delays, with the ACPI driver being the second-worst offender. During our YouTube test, 11 frames were dropped while playing a 1-minute 4K video.

DPC latencies
DPC latencies
Highest execution: Kernelmode driver
Highest execution: Kernelmode driver
11 dropped frames during YouTube video playback
11 dropped frames during YouTube video playback
DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7, Lite-On CL1-8D512
7865 μs * -33%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
5906 μs *
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, Phison C-E80T512G4-P3D3B3E13
5336 μs * +10%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB
3966 μs * +33%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
2374 μs * +60%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
1603 μs * +73%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
Vega 8, R7 PRO 5850U, WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
974 μs * +84%

* ... smaller is better

Storage Solution

M.2 2280 slot for the SSD (256 GB)
M.2 2280 slot for the SSD (256 GB)

The small M.2-2230 SSD from Western Digital occupies a long 2280 socket, where it is held in place by a frame. Its speeds are mediocre and significantly slower than the subnotebook average. The AS SSD write tests appear to be particularly slow. The read speeds are fast and although they drop off after some time, they stabilize on a moderate level that is still fairly solid.

WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
Sequential Read: 1934MB/s
Sequential Write: 646MB/s
4K Read: 44.07MB/s
4K Write: 138.9MB/s
4K-64 Read: 447MB/s
4K-64 Write: 216MB/s
Access Time Read: 0.138ms
Access Time Write: 0.049ms
Score Read: 685Points
Score Write: 420Points
Score Total: 1406Points
Drive Performance Rating - Percent
Average of class Subnotebook
 
91.8 pt
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
71.9 pt
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB
68.7 pt
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
66.7 pt
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
50.1 pt
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
43.9 pt
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
 
43.9 pt
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Phison C-E80T512G4-P3D3B3E13
41.1 pt
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Lite-On CL1-8D512
30.5 pt
DiskSpd
seq read
Average of class Subnotebook
  (452 - 4501, n=57, last 2 years)
2863 MB/s +74%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
2185 (2128.55min - 2185.48max) MB/s +33%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
1682 (1660.98min - 1681.91max) MB/s +2%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Lite-On CL1-8D512
1652 (1628.23min - 1651.72max) MB/s 0%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
1646 (1633.05min - 1645.84max) MB/s
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
  ()
1646 MB/s 0%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB
1550 (1540.63min - 1549.63max) MB/s -6%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Phison C-E80T512G4-P3D3B3E13
1490 (1457.31min - 1489.86max) MB/s -9%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
734 (730.01min - 733.58max) MB/s -55%
seq write
Average of class Subnotebook
  (153.3 - 5344, n=57, last 2 years)
2859 MB/s +195%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
2080 (2027.87min - 2079.99max) MB/s +115%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
1676 (1639.9min - 1676.26max) MB/s +73%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB
1528 (1279.47min - 1528.49max) MB/s +58%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Phison C-E80T512G4-P3D3B3E13
1358 (515.88min - 1358.33max) MB/s +40%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
968 (963.64min - 968.05max) MB/s
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
  ()
968 MB/s 0%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Lite-On CL1-8D512
648 (302.02min - 647.6max) MB/s -33%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
179 (178.47min - 178.83max) MB/s -82%
seq q8 t1 read
Average of class Subnotebook
  (558 - 7134, n=57, last 2 years)
5003 MB/s +102%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
3437 (2600.72min - 3436.86max) MB/s +39%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
2485 (2010.29min - 2484.56max) MB/s 0%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
2479 (2239.55min - 2478.83max) MB/s
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
  ()
2479 MB/s 0%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Phison C-E80T512G4-P3D3B3E13
2445 (2020.61min - 2444.51max) MB/s -1%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB
2288 (2042.21min - 2287.53max) MB/s -8%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Lite-On CL1-8D512
1978 (1314.59min - 1978.03max) MB/s -20%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
746 (527.22min - 745.96max) MB/s -70%
seq q8 t1 write
Average of class Subnotebook
  (60 - 6751, n=57, last 2 years)
3830 MB/s +295%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
2715 (2578.12min - 2714.58max) MB/s +180%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
1838 (1817.32min - 1837.94max) MB/s +89%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Phison C-E80T512G4-P3D3B3E13
1768 (1352.64min - 1768.29max) MB/s +82%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB
1621 (1596.56min - 1620.68max) MB/s +67%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Lite-On CL1-8D512
1112 (353.71min - 1111.91max) MB/s +15%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
970 (965.49min - 969.72max) MB/s
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
  ()
970 MB/s 0%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
179 (178.47min - 178.68max) MB/s -82%
4k q1 t1 read
Average of class Subnotebook
  (12.6 - 88.6, n=57, last 2 years)
61.3 MB/s +58%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
50.9 (45.39min - 50.94max) MB/s +32%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
41.9 (41.38min - 41.9max) MB/s +8%
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB
41.5 (38.08min - 41.48max) MB/s +7%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
39.9 (39.85min - 39.9max) MB/s +3%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
38.7 MB/s
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
  ()
38.7 MB/s 0%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Phison C-E80T512G4-P3D3B3E13
35.7 (35.51min - 35.67max) MB/s -8%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Lite-On CL1-8D512
22.7 (22.45min - 22.7max) MB/s -41%
4k q1 t1 write
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB
210 (189.87min - 210.35max) MB/s +39%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
185 (155.61min - 185.24max) MB/s +23%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
178 (177.15min - 177.59max) MB/s +18%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (22.5 - 360, n=57, last 2 years)
155.9 MB/s +3%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
151 (142.35min - 151.24max) MB/s
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
  ()
151 MB/s 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
117 (114.71min - 117.29max) MB/s -23%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Phison C-E80T512G4-P3D3B3E13
114 (22.01min - 114.43max) MB/s -25%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Lite-On CL1-8D512
111 (53.4min - 111max) MB/s -26%
4k q32 t16 read
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB
1223 (975.21min - 1223.29max) MB/s +81%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (283 - 4286, n=57, last 2 years)
1218 MB/s +81%
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G2 AMD
WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
1024 (985.5min - 1023.77max) MB/s +52%
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1400CEAE, i5-1135G7
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
686 (682.28min - 685.76max) MB/s +2%
Dell Latitude 14 5420-D2G5W
WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
674 (665.31min - 673.95max) MB/s
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPTPZ-256G
  ()
674 MB/s 0%
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-12E
Phison C-E80T512G4-P3D3B3E13
649 (635.44min - 649.03max) MB/s -4%
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP414-51-59MR
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
626 (625.39min - 625.74max) MB/s -7%
HP ProBook 440 G8-2W1G4EA
Lite-On CL1-8D512
353 (352.18min - 352.59max) MB/s -48%
4k q32 t16 write