HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 20%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 17.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics1.24% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 90% 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
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 3389
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colores, 1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110720
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 08:37
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 i7-2670QM-$200
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
17.1% Very poor
SC Int 21.1
SC Float 20.9
SC Mixed 21.1
17% 21 Pts
QC Int 77.1
QC Float 78.3
QC Mixed 73.3
17% 76.2 Pts
MC Int 259
MC Float 269
MC Mixed 273
40% 267 Pts
Poor: 16%
This bench: 17.1%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
HP(103C 3389) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
1.24% Terrible
Lighting 3.7
Reflection 4.9
Parallax 2.6
1% 3.73 fps
MRender 3.9
Gravity 2
Splatting 4.9
1% 3.6 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.24%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 2.5" 500GB-$45
293GB free
Firmware: D005DEM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
37.4% Below average
Read 69.7
Write 60.7
Mixed 66.4
50% 65.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 0.81
4K Mixed 0.33
66% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Elpida EBJ41UF8BCS0-DJ-F 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
40.8% Average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 14.9
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 5.2
15% 5.17 GB/s
Latency 126
32% 126 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 51%
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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 2,892 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $286
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