HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 54.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.23% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive85.5% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
15 days ago, 13 days ago.
SystemHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1802
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121023
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 00:42
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 1.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
54.5% Above average
Memory 86.7
1-Core 77
2-Core 157
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 208
21% 166 Pts
64-Core 189
13% 189 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
HP(103C 165B) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
1.23% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 8.3
Parallax 4.5
2% 6.33 fps
MRender 6.5
Gravity 3.4
Splatting 8.9
1% 6.27 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.23%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk G5 BICS4 1TB
845GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 336 387 382 383 381 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 437
Write 398
Mixed 361
SusWrite 375
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 28.5
94% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 264
223% 325 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 116%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
417GB free, PID 0201
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 35 35 35 35 35 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
17.1% Very poor
Read 30.7
Write 30
Mixed 21
SusWrite 34.9
40% 29.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
80% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 17.1%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273DH0-CH9 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
49.5% Average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 14.9
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 51%

 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 2,054 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: 56% - Above average Total price: $269
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