HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 48.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.11% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1800
Memory1.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121023
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 12:15
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i7-2670QM-$200
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
48.5% Average
SC Int 65.5
SC Float 68.3
SC Mixed 69.8
54% 67.9 Pts
QC Int 231
QC Float 235
QC Mixed 235
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 352
MC Float 363
MC Mixed 362
54% 359 Pts
Poor: 17%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
HP(103C 185D) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
2.11% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 8.3
Parallax 4.4
2% 6.3 fps
MRender 6.3
Gravity 3.3
Splatting 8.9
2% 6.17 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.11%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MK1059GSMP 1TB
622GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GU001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 65 53 52 44 30 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 81.5
Write 82.3
Mixed 27.2
SusWrite 51.3
44% 60.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 47%
Toshiba MK1059GSMP 1TB
519GB free
Firmware: GU001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 72 74 76 75 73 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
41% Average
Read 68.5
Write 68.2
Mixed 24.5
SusWrite 74.4
43% 58.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 41%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Elpida EBJ41UF8BCS0-DJ-F 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
48.3% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 15.2
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 15
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 51%
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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 3,440 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 45%
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Workstation
Workstation 19%
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System: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $278
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