HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 41%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.57% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 358D
Memory9.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110913
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 26 '20 at 01:49
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A8-3500M APU-$60
Socket FS1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
41% Average
Memory 62.7
1-Core 29.7
2-Core 59.4
35% 50.6 Pts
4-Core 115
8-Core 112
16% 114 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 41%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6620G
HP(103C 358D) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.0
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
2.57% Terrible
Lighting 12.1
Reflection 10.7
Parallax 11.1
3% 11.3 fps
MRender 7.6
Gravity 9
Splatting 10.2
3% 8.93 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.57%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$69
323GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 369 376 370 380 339 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 432
Write 400
Mixed 399
SusWrite 357
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 24.3
80% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 147
110% 146 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273DH0-CH9 12GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
28% Poor
MC Read 12.3
MC Write 9.4
MC Mixed 9
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 4.1
SC Mixed 5.9
15% 5.1 GB/s
Latency 120
33% 120 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 28%
Great: 47%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 14,981 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $285
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