HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 28%
Workstation 18%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 28.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.77% 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.
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 144A
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100805
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:11
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i3 M 350-$199
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
28.2% Poor
SC Int 49.7
SC Float 47.5
SC Mixed 52.5
40% 49.9 Pts
QC Int 116
QC Float 126
QC Mixed 123
28% 122 Pts
MC Int 113
MC Float 137
MC Mixed 137
19% 129 Pts
Poor: 12%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 31%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
HP(103C 144A) 3.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver.
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
0.77% Terrible
Lighting 2
Reflection 2.3
Parallax 2
1% 2.1 fps
MRender 2.3
Gravity 1.5
Splatting 2.9
1% 2.23 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.77%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$49
391GB free
Firmware: AX101U Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
38% Below average
Read 80.1
Write 52.5
Mixed 68.6
51% 67.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 0.78
4K Mixed 0.1
37% 0.38 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 38%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273CH0-CH9 PKI/Kingston SNY1600S11-4G-EDEG 8GB
1067, 1067 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
23.1% Poor
MC Read 7.3
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 9.6
23% 7.9 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 5.1
SC Mixed 6.6
18% 6.1 GB/s
Latency 126
32% 126 ns
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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 6,106 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 19%

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $285
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