HP Pavilion dv8 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 28.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.2% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive42.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemHP Pavilion dv8 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 7001
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100210
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 23 '19 at 07:21
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 820-$230
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
28.8% Poor
1-Core 38.6
2-Core 82.2
28% 60.4 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 180
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
Poor: 7%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 38%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 230M
HP(103C 7001) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
2.2% Terrible
Lighting 8.6
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 3.6
2% 7.8 fps
MRender 12
Gravity 6.1
Splatting 7.5
2% 8.53 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.2%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 120GB-$70
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 182 179 184 184 184 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
42.5% Average
Read 220
Write 186
Mixed 175
SusWrite 181
43% 191 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 18.7
4K Mixed 14.8
48% 15.4 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 136
112% 159 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273BH1-CH9 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
40.7% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 13.1
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 10.7
30% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Pavilion dv8 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv8 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $161
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