HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 45.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.11% 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 Drive77.9% 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 10 years and 4 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.
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1657
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20111005
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '18 at 20:32
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-2630QM-$199
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
45.9% Average
1-Core 72.4
2-Core 143
51% 108 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 351
38% 296 Pts
64-Core 347
23% 347 Pts
Poor: 14%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6770M
HP(103C 1657) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.810.4.1000
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
5.11% Terrible
Lighting 24.7
Reflection 21.2
Parallax 20.7
6% 22.2 fps
MRender 17
Gravity 17.3
Splatting 21.2
5% 18.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.11%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme II 240GB-$110
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R131
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 317 343 342 336 330 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 437
Write 398
Mixed 249
SusWrite 334
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 21.8
83% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 154
164% 273 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 109%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$72
18GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.8 4.2 1.6 2.2 2.4 1.7 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
26% Poor
Read 157
Write 29.1
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 2.6
58% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 8.7
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
42% 3 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 26%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT4GC64B8HG0NS-CG Micron 16JSF51264HZ-1G4D1 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
48.5% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 15.5
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 13.8
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 5%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 49%
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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 11,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

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