HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.89% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.3% 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.
SystemHP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 181D
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160907
Uptime13.2 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 10:57
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-3630QM-$420
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
56.9% Above average
SC Int 84.2
SC Float 88.9
SC Mixed 86.2
69% 86.4 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 267
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 435
64% 430 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 630M
HP(103C 181D) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 22.21.13.8569
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
4.89% Terrible
Lighting 14.8
Reflection 15
Parallax 12.8
4% 14.2 fps
MRender 13.6
Gravity 14.6
Splatting 8.1
5% 12.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.89%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme 240GB-$156
81GB free
Firmware: R201 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
55.3% Above average
Read 490
Write 207
Mixed 288
72% 328 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 12
73% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 23.7
DQ Write 50.3
DQ Mixed 10.8
16% 28.3 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 83%
Seagate ST750LM022 HN-M750MBB 750GB
327GB free
Firmware: 2AR10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 72.6
Write 76.6
Mixed 66.9
54% 72 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.35
85% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73BH0-YK0 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
28.9% Poor
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 8.3
26% 9 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 10.4
SC Mixed 10.4
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 77.6
52% 77.6 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 33%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ENVY dv7 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 452 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

System: HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $480
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