HP Pavilion g4 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 23.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.54% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 6 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemHP Pavilion g4 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 166E
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, ,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 06 '19 at 07:28
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-2450M-$225
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
23.1% Poor
1-Core 53.2
2-Core 69
31% 61.1 Pts
4-Core 82.6
8-Core 83.7
11% 83.1 Pts
64-Core 82.3
6% 82.3 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 43%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 7450M
HP(103C 166C) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.882.2.0
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
1.54% Terrible
Lighting 7.8
Reflection 7.7
Parallax 7.1
2% 7.53 fps
MRender 4.8
Gravity 5.3
Splatting 5.9
2% 5.33 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.54%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MK6476GSX 640GB-$299
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 39 42 44 29 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
12.7% Very poor
Read 5.2
Write 8.8
Mixed 12
SusWrite 39
12% 16.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
79% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12.7%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905428-051.A00LF Adata AD73I1C1674EV 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
42% Average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 15
42% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 10.3
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 42%
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 g4 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 2,957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g4 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 24% - Poor Total price: $99
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