HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 34.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.92% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive52% 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 1800
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121023
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 20:38
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
34.4% Below average
Memory 53.2
1-Core 24.3
2-Core 60.5
30% 46 Pts
4-Core 86
8-Core 129
14% 107 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
HP(103C 185D) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
1.92% Terrible
Lighting 2.7
Reflection 4.1
Parallax 2.4
2% 3.07 fps
MRender 2.6
Gravity 1.9
Splatting 2.3
2% 2.27 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.92%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$28
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 34 98 13 106 24 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
52% Above average
Read 380
Write 206
Mixed 270
SusWrite 74.2
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 19.6
84% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 130
104% 146 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 52%
Great: 79%
Samsung HN-M750MBB 750GB-$58
390GB free
Firmware: 2AR10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 77 80 75 73 79 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
46% Average
Read 82.9
Write 58.4
Mixed 46.2
SusWrite 77.2
49% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 46%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16KTF51264HZ-1G6M1 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
39.7% Below average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 14.6
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 5.4
16% 5.67 GB/s
Latency 149
27% 149 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 39.7%
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 3,404 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 dv7 Notebook PC

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