HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 42.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.25% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive61.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 2 months 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.
Run History
SystemHP Pavilion dm4 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1793
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121025
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:49
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i5-2430M-$106
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
42.5% Average
SC Int 77.3
SC Float 78.1
SC Mixed 78.4
62% 77.9 Pts
QC Int 184
QC Float 187
QC Mixed 189
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 185
MC Float 189
MC Mixed 191
28% 188 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
HP(103C 1793) 3.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2462
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
2.25% Terrible
Lighting 6.6
Reflection 9.6
Parallax 4.8
2% 7 fps
MRender 6.4
Gravity 3.7
Splatting 9.6
2% 6.57 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.25%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SSD 256GB
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 493
Write 194
Mixed 234
67% 307 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 26.1
4K Mixed 24
64% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 90.3
98% 167 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 128%
Samsung SSD 256GB
69GB free
Firmware: EXT4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.7% Average
Read 262
Write 251
Mixed 255
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 21.3
4K Mixed 11.1
43% 14.7 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 33.3
70% 142 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6CFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 666 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.4% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.8
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 15
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 51.4%
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 dm4 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 629 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $303
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