HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics37.1% 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)
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 (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 3388
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111005
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 03 '20 at 22:46
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU 28%
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 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 Server
Intel Core i5-2430M-$55
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
51.2% Above average
Memory 73.4
1-Core 73.6
2-Core 125
56% 90.6 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 170
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
HP(103C 3388) 3GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 452.06
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
37.1% Below average
Lighting 31.2
Reflection 60.2
Parallax 49.8
25% 47.1 fps
MRender 64.9
Gravity 62.8
Splatting 64.9
51% 64.2 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$45
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 425
Write 328
Mixed 224
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 51.4
4K Mixed 11.2
63% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 84.1
95% 159 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 86%
Toshiba MK5061GSYN 500GB-$75
34GB free
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 73 75 75 75 75 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
38.7% Below average
Read 60.4
Write 63.3
Mixed 31.6
SusWrite 74.3
42% 57.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 56%
Seagate Portable 500GB
383GB free, PID 2300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 25 24 24 24 24 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
11.1% Very poor
Read 30.6
Write 25.1
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 24.1
32% 24.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
33% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 11.1%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5428-046.A00LF Micron 16JSF51264HZ-1G4D1 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
41.9% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 13.7
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 12.5
SC Mixed 12.3
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 93.7
43% 93.7 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $235
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