HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 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 43.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.05% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive56.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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 (53%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 3388
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111005
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 08:49
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU 53%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2630QM-$199
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
43.7% Average
Memory 67.7
1-Core 39.6
2-Core 77.1
41% 61.5 Pts
4-Core 109
8-Core 153
17% 131 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
HP(103C 3388) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
1.05% Terrible
Lighting 1.7
Reflection 2.2
Parallax 1.4
1% 1.77 fps
MRender 2.6
Gravity 0.5
Splatting 2.1
1% 1.73 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.05%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LCS-128M6S 2.5 128GB
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC7110D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 185 230 234 278 251 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 363
Write 166
Mixed 228
SusWrite 231
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 20.9
4K Mixed 17.4
57% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 185
148% 209 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 95%
Hitachi Travelstar 5K750 750GB-$52
97GB free
Firmware: JE4OA50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 74 77 80 80 81 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 79.9
Write 80
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 77.9
52% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 53%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
141GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 28 29 29 29 30 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
17.5% Very poor
Read 31.7
Write 26.4
Mixed 27
SusWrite 28.8
21% 28.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 17.5%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingmax FSGG45F-D8KQB 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
48.6% Average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 17.2
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 9
26% 8.93 GB/s
Latency 107
38% 107 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 56%

 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 7,243 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: 59% - Above average Total price: $229
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