HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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. 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 67.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics8.06% 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 Drive53.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 181F
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160907
Uptime7 Days
Run DateMar 07 '21 at 17:37
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User URY-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3610QM-$390
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
67.6% Good
Memory 77.5
1-Core 88.2
2-Core 173
67% 113 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 439
49% 377 Pts
64-Core 446
30% 446 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 650M
HP(103C 181D) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 25.21.14.2531
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
8.06% Terrible
Lighting 8.7
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 11.3
7% 10.4 fps
MRender 13
Gravity 11.2
Splatting 10
9% 11.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.06%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$35
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKJ4.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 436 433 432 432 431 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 254
Write 24.9
Mixed 27.4
SusWrite 402
40% 177 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 12.9
4K Mixed 13.4
60% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 38
DQ Write 14.5
DQ Mixed 17.6
15% 23.4 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16KTF51264HZ-1G6M1 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
55.4% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 17.7
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 85.3
47% 85.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 58%

 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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