HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 16%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 10.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics3.29% 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.
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 9 years and 2 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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1805
Memory2.2 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 07:48
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 A6-3420M APU
Socket FS1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
10.4% Very poor
SC Int 19.9
SC Float 12.6
SC Mixed 15.3
13% 15.9 Pts
QC Int 70.2
QC Float 38.9
QC Mixed 51.4
12% 53.5 Pts
MC Int 77.5
MC Float 48.7
MC Mixed 59.1
9% 61.8 Pts
Poor: 14%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 30%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6520G
HP(103C 358B) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.900.7.1000
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
3.29% Terrible
Lighting 9.7
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 8.3
3% 9.77 fps
MRender 9.6
Gravity 6.4
Splatting 11
4% 9 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.29%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB-$43
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 87.9
Write 95.6
Mixed 87.5
68% 90.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.13
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.18
43% 0.42 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5773DH0-CH9 Elpida EBJ20UF8BCS0-DJ-F 4GB
1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048 MB
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
20.7% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 7.4
22% 7.73 GB/s
SC Read 3.5
SC Write 2.2
SC Mixed 3.6
9% 3.1 GB/s
Latency 170
24% 170 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 20.7%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 8,192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $285
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