HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 16%
Workstation 11%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 7.57%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics0.76% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive38.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemHP Pavilion dv9700 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardQuanta 30CB
Memory0.7 GB free of 3 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20080116
Uptime28.3 Days
Run DateNov 16 '19 at 15:45
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core2 Duo T9300-$67
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
7.57% Terrible
1-Core 17
2-Core 23.9
10% 20.5 Pts
4-Core 27.8
8-Core 29.2
4% 28.5 Pts
64-Core 21.1
1% 21.1 Pts
Poor: 9%
This bench: 7.57%
Great: 23%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8600M GS
HP(103C 30CC) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 341.74
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
0.76% Terrible
Lighting 2.7
Reflection 4.9
Parallax 0.7
1% 2.77 fps
MRender 4.6
Gravity 2
Splatting 3.5
1% 3.37 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.76%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$59
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 149 157 188 168 172 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
38.2% Below average
Read 200
Write 201
Mixed 200
SusWrite 166
43% 192 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 20.8
4K Mixed 17.4
56% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 59.8
DQ Write 49.7
DQ Mixed 55
41% 54.8 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 130%
WD WD1600BEVS-22UST0 160GB
32GB free
Firmware: 04.01G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 32 33 35 35 35 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
20.1% Poor
Read 35.7
Write 35.8
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 33.9
24% 32.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 20.1%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3GB
null MHz
1024, 2048 MB
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
4.27% Terrible
MC Read 1.6
MC Write 1.3
MC Mixed 1.3
4% 1.4 GB/s
SC Read 0.3
SC Write 1.2
SC Mixed 0.4
2% 0.63 GB/s
Latency 365
11% 365 ns
Poor: 8%
This bench: 4.27%
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 dv9700 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 152 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 23%
Workstation 13%
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System: HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $60
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