HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.12% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive95.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 181F
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160907
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 10 '20 at 22:36
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 15%

 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
Intel Core i7-3820QM-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
70.9% Very good
Memory 80.1
1-Core 94.4
2-Core 178
70% 117 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 441
51% 391 Pts
64-Core 462
31% 462 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 650M
HP(103C 181D) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9836
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
7.12% Terrible
Lighting 8.2
Reflection 7.42
Parallax 9.38
7% 8.33 fps
MRender 10.7
Gravity 9.3
Splatting 10.6
8% 10.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.12%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 407 412 419 422 423 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 422
Write 417
Mixed 366
SusWrite 420
92% 406 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 37.3
118% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 133%
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB-$147
696GB free
Firmware: HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 104 102 106 103 105 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 103
Write 106
Mixed 73
SusWrite 104
71% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Elpida EBJ81UG8BBU0-GN-F 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
52.6% Above average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 16.3
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 17.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 80.3
50% 80.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 56%

 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 3,508 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: 58% - Above average Total price: $235
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