HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 20.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics3.92% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive37.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 3 months 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.
SystemHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardQuanta 363A
Memory2.8 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20091015
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 18:53
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User LVA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Turion II Ultra Mobile M600
Socket S1G3, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
20.8% Poor
SC Int 56.2
SC Float 34.9
SC Mixed 43
36% 44.7 Pts
QC Int 114
QC Float 69.5
QC Mixed 85.9
20% 89.7 Pts
MC Int 113
MC Float 68.1
MC Mixed 80.4
13% 87.2 Pts
Poor: 15%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 23%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650
HP(103C 363A) 1GB
Driver: atiumd64.dll Ver. 8.632.1.2000
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
3.92% Terrible
Lighting 13.1
Reflection 17.3
Parallax 8.8
4% 13.1 fps
MRender 9.3
Gravity 8.5
Splatting 13.2
4% 10.3 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.92%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 120GB
67GB free
Firmware: SBFM50.8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
37.8% Below average
Read 249
Write 214
Mixed 212
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 18.4
4K Mixed 7.22
37% 12.5 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 65
DQ Mixed 11.1
29% 61.8 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 85%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$41
432GB free
Firmware: 0006HPM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 93.2
Write 88.2
Mixed 28.6
51% 70 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.49
105% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 56%
Samsung M3 Portable 1TB
102GB free, PID 61b6
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
14.3% Very poor
Read 28.5
Write 27.5
Mixed 26.7
35% 27.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.13
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.29
56% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 14.3%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16HTF25664HZ-800H1 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR2 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
25.2% Poor
MC Read 9.6
MC Write 6.4
MC Mixed 9.6
24% 8.53 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 7.5
18% 6.13 GB/s
Latency 99
40% 99 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 25%
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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 2,191 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
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Workstation
Workstation 19%
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System: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

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