HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 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 57.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics18.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 17FA
Memory2.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121023
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 15 '20 at 06:38
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 22%
Watch Gameplay: 570 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2670QM-$200
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Memory 80.7
1-Core 57.2
2-Core 112
54% 83.3 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 253
29% 222 Pts
64-Core 244
16% 244 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 68%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
HP(103C 185E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1268 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
18.1% Very poor
Lighting 0.03
Reflection 56.3
Parallax 65.4
0% 40.6 fps
MRender 56.7
Gravity 47
Splatting 47.3
39% 50.3 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 51%
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
HP(103C 185E) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
1.41% Terrible
Lighting 2.03
Reflection 3.12
Parallax 1.34
2% 2.16 fps
MRender 3
Gravity 1.1
Splatting 3.74
1% 2.61 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.41%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$43
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 39 43 44 42 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
28.1% Poor
Read 54.5
Write 68
Mixed 19.3
SusWrite 43.5
34% 46.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.2
41% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 54%
OEM Ext Hard Disk 999GB
266GB free, PID 0070
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 22 24 24 23 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
13.6% Very poor
Read 26.2
Write 18.7
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 23.5
28% 21.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
80% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 13.6%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16KTF51264HZ-1G6M1 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
46.3% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 15.3
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 11.3
SC Mixed 12.6
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 79.2
50% 79.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 58%

 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 6,928 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $235
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