HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 44.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.23% 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.
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1656
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111005
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJan 07 '19 at 18:22
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
44.9% Average
1-Core 67.1
2-Core 140
48% 104 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 342
38% 294 Pts
64-Core 338
23% 338 Pts
Poor: 13%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
HP(103C 1656) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
1.23% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 8.3
Parallax 4.5
2% 6.33 fps
MRender 6.5
Gravity 3.4
Splatting 8.9
1% 6.27 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.23%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS725050A9A364 500GB
283GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PC4OCH0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 58 74 71 72 72 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
42.7% Average
Read 81.7
Write 70.5
Mixed 45.2
SusWrite 67
49% 66.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT4GC64B8HG0NS-CG Micron 16JSF51264HZ-1G4D1 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
48% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 15.6
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 12.1
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 77.5
52% 77.5 ns
Poor: 5%
This bench: 48%
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 12,747 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

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