HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 23.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.14% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive51.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardCompal 30F4
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090520
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 08:33
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 Core2 Duo T9600-$170
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
23.6% Poor
SC Int 68.8
SC Float 39.5
SC Mixed 49.8
42% 52.7 Pts
QC Int 130
QC Float 71.2
QC Mixed 95.2
22% 98.7 Pts
MC Int 129
MC Float 67.7
MC Mixed 93.4
15% 96.6 Pts
Poor: 12%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 25%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9600M-GT
HP(103C 30F4) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
2.14% Terrible
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 2.4
2% 6.67 fps
MRender 7.9
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 6.6
3% 6.37 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.14%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
266GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
51.9% Above average
Read 261
Write 205
Mixed 215
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 24.4
86% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 27.7
DQ Write 72.7
DQ Mixed 15.1
22% 38.5 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 118%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
293GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 121
Write 122
Mixed 117
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.21
74% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR2
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
16.9% Very poor
MC Read 6.1
MC Write 5.1
MC Mixed 4.9
15% 5.37 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 3.7
13% 4.6 GB/s
Latency 115
35% 115 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 16.9%
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 2,215 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: 67% - Good Total price: $288
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