HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 25.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.31% 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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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 91% 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
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1448
Memory2.5 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111107
Uptime7.3 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:37
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 91%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 Q 720-$100
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
25.6% Poor
SC Int 33.9
SC Float 37.2
SC Mixed 33.8
28% 35 Pts
QC Int 114
QC Float 146
QC Mixed 130
29% 130 Pts
MC Int 168
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 180
27% 178 Pts
Poor: 15%
This bench: 25.6%
Great: 36%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6500M
HP(103C 1448) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
2.31% Terrible
Lighting 8
Reflection 7.6
Parallax 7.4
2% 7.67 fps
MRender 4.4
Gravity 6.1
Splatting 5.3
2% 5.27 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.31%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB-$25
59GB free
Firmware: GS001C Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
40.9% Average
Read 70.2
Write 72.2
Mixed 66.6
52% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.24
64% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6BFR8C-H9 HMT325S6CFR8A-PB 6GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
23.8% Poor
MC Read 8.8
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 6.4
21% 7.3 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 7.2
22% 7.53 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 23.8%
Great: 43%
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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 7,130 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 dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $304
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