HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 28.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.99% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive52.3% 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 Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 147B
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 03:20
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Phenom II N950
Socket S1G4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
28.9% Poor
SC Int 50
SC Float 30.5
SC Mixed 38.2
32% 39.6 Pts
QC Int 199
QC Float 122
QC Mixed 152
36% 158 Pts
MC Int 204
MC Float 120
MC Mixed 152
24% 159 Pts
Poor: 16%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 31%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6500M
HP(103C 147B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
1.99% Terrible
Lighting 16
Reflection 15.5
Parallax 13.6
5% 15 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.99%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 196 203 200 200 199 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
52.3% Above average
Read 218
Write 200
Mixed 198
SusWrite 200
46% 204 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 22.3
80% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 151
113% 151 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 123%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$47
847GB free
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 107 107 108 108 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
60% Good
Read 103
Write 103
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 106
63% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 60%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1066 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
26.8% Poor
MC Read 11.9
MC Write 6.4
MC Mixed 9.9
27% 9.4 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 5.9
SC Mixed 6.5
18% 6.13 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 26.8%
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 dv7 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 3,461 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $300
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