HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 18.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Boot Drive76.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemHP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 181D
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131003
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 11 '19 at 23:48
Run Duration235 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3630QM-$420
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
18.2% Very poor
1-Core 32.9
2-Core 64.7
23% 48.8 Pts
4-Core 99.9
8-Core 158
16% 129 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
Poor: 21%
This bench: 18.2%
Great: 59%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Pro 256GB-$88
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 439 439 441 441 440 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 396
Write 368
Mixed 355
SusWrite 440
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 37
4K Mixed 26.5
88% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 139
108% 146 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 134%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$4
2GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.3 9.6 9.6 9.6 8.1 9.5 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
8.82% Terrible
Read 39.8
Write 6.2
Mixed 0.2
SusWrite 8.9
13% 13.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.82%
Great: 23%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16KTF1G64HZ-1G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
45.9% Average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 16.2
50% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 7.5
21% 7.27 GB/s
Latency 113
36% 113 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ENVY dv7 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 980 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $506
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