HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 40.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.11% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive71.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1803
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130123
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:09
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-2430M-$106
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
40.8% Average
SC Int 75
SC Float 76.2
SC Mixed 75.1
60% 75.4 Pts
QC Int 176
QC Float 183
QC Mixed 182
41% 180 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 185
MC Mixed 186
27% 183 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
HP(103C 3389) 3.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.882.2.3000
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
5.11% Terrible
Lighting 6.5
Reflection 9.5
Parallax 4.8
2% 6.93 fps
MRender 16.9
Gravity 17.3
Splatting 20.5
8% 18.2 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 5.11%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 44 51 41 41 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 440
Write 375
Mixed 277
SusWrite 78.4
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 50.6
4K Mixed 31.6
106% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 172
183% 304 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 109%
Hitachi Travelstar 5K750 750GB-$52
480GB free
Firmware: JE4O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 83 84 82 86 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
46.8% Average
Read 78.8
Write 74
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 84.2
51% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16KTF51264HZ-1G6M1 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
48.9% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.8
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 14.4
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 3,954 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $273
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