HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics9.35% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive74.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 99% 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 15 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 2281
Memory1.7 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140611
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 23 '18 at 06:08
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4510U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
42% Average
1-Core 91.9
2-Core 122
54% 107 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 164
22% 165 Pts
64-Core 157
11% 157 Pts
Poor: 22%
This bench: 42%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 840M
HP(103C 2281) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9836
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
9.35% Terrible
Lighting 40.2
Reflection 25
Parallax 32.7
11% 32.6 fps
MRender 12
Gravity 37.8
Splatting 19.3
9% 23 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 9.35%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$33
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 321 329 341 280 349 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 458
Write 349
Mixed 247
SusWrite 316
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 14.4
102% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 81.5
84% 137 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HP16D3LS1KFG/4G 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
31.7% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 8.3
28% 9.83 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 9.6
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 32%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Pavilion 15 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 14,701 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 31% - Below average Total price: $336
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