HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 34.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.59% 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.
Memory3GB 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. 3GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 11 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 dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardQuanta 3064
Memory2.1 GB free of 3 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20101006
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 11:08
Run Duration310 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Turion X2 Dual-Core Mobile RM-75
Socket M2/S1G1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Memory 56.8
1-Core 38.3
2-Core 75.4
37% 56.8 Pts
4-Core 72
8-Core 76.7
10% 74.3 Pts
64-Core 74.8
5% 74.8 Pts
Poor: 21%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650
HP(103C 3064) 1GB
Driver: aticfx32.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
2.59% Terrible
Lighting 12.8
Reflection 16.3
Parallax 8.7
3% 12.6 fps
MRender 9.4
Gravity 8.5
Splatting 13.6
2% 10.5 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.59%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST980813AS 80GB
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.ADC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 46 44 45 47 47 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
25.2% Poor
Read 42
Write 49.7
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 45.7
32% 42.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 32%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$5
27GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.3 7.2 7.9 8 7.1 8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
5.66% Terrible
Read 14.2
Write 10.7
Mixed 12
SusWrite 7.4
14% 11.1 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 1
60% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.66%
Great: 28%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3GB
null MHz
1024, 2048 MB
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
19.4% Very poor
MC Read 7.5
MC Write 5.9
MC Mixed 6.7
19% 6.7 GB/s
SC Read 3.6
SC Write 4.5
SC Mixed 5.3
13% 4.47 GB/s
Latency 137
29% 137 ns
Poor: 7%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 23%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 7,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 57%
Workstation 23%

System: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $285
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