HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 20%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 25.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.18% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 1 month 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 (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 17FF
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121023
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 17:15
Run Duration255 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 i5-2450M-$225
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
25.3% Poor
SC Int 23
SC Float 18.6
SC Mixed 18
16% 19.9 Pts
QC Int 118
QC Float 158
QC Mixed 158
33% 145 Pts
MC Int 152
MC Float 161
MC Mixed 160
24% 158 Pts
Poor: 14%
This bench: 25.3%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V2 1.3 GHz)
HP(103C 3583) 3.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2372
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
1.18% Terrible
Lighting 3.5
Reflection 5
Parallax 2.6
1% 3.7 fps
MRender 3.4
Gravity 2
Splatting 4.8
1% 3.4 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.18%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 2.5" 500GB-$52
291GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0004SDM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
33.3% Below average
Read 65.8
Write 50.1
Mixed 23.5
34% 46.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.19
4K Write 0.93
4K Mixed 0.28
56% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 43%
SanDisk Cruzer Fit 32GB
19GB free, PID 5571
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
10.2% Very poor
Read 28.5
Write 6.55
Mixed 13.4
17% 16.2 MB/s
4K Read 3.39
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.83
84% 1.82 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6CFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
44.8% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 15.5
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 5.5
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 82.1
49% 82.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 44.8%
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 dv6 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 8,168 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: $286
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