HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 17%
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (5th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 95 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 10.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics1.39% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive18.7% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Very high background CPU (71%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 58% 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.
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 363E
Memory7.7 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20091203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 01:21
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 71%
CPU Throttled 58%

 PC Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7 Q 720-$100
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 0.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
10.3% Very poor
1-Core 17.7
2-Core 31.8
12% 24.8 Pts
4-Core 51.4
8-Core 68.5
8% 60 Pts
64-Core 91.6
6% 91.6 Pts
Poor: 13%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 35%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 230M
HP(103C 363E) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.74
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
1.39% Terrible
Lighting 5.7
Reflection 6.9
Parallax 2.7
2% 5.1 fps
MRender 5.2
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 4.6
1% 4.8 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.39%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 63 65 65 63 65 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
18.7% Very poor
Read 112
Write 69.1
Mixed 82.9
SusWrite 64.5
18% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 9.2
4K Mixed 6.8
21% 6.93 MB/s
DQ Read 94.3
DQ Write 74.3
DQ Mixed 74.6
58% 81.1 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GS6BFR8A-PB Samsung M471B5173QH0-YK0 12GB
1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
24.1% Poor
MC Read 9.6
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 8.6
25% 8.8 GB/s
SC Read 4.8
SC Write 4.4
SC Mixed 5.6
14% 4.93 GB/s
Latency 154
26% 154 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 24.1%
Great: 54%
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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 11,935 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 18%

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

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