HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.35% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 181F
Memory10 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160907
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 06:27
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3610QM-$390
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Memory 79.4
1-Core 63.1
2-Core 124
56% 88.7 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 327
34% 268 Pts
64-Core 331
22% 331 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
HP(103C 181D) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4252
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
2.35% Terrible
Lighting 12.2
Reflection 19.3
Parallax 8.9
3% 13.5 fps
MRender 11.4
Gravity 6.8
Splatting 17.7
2% 12 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.35%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$35
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 324 162 219 151 135 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 441
Write 420
Mixed 345
SusWrite 235
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 13.1
60% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 47.7
101% 202 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5173DB0-YK0 12GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
47.4% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 14.9
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 12.1
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 81.6
49% 81.6 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 52%

 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 1,518 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $249
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