HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 40.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.91% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 358E
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110913
Uptime5 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 23:00
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A6-3400M APU
Socket FS1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
40.5% Average
Memory 61.8
1-Core 32
2-Core 58.9
35% 50.9 Pts
4-Core 113
8-Core 113
16% 113 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 43%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6520G
HP(103C 358E) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.91% Terrible
Lighting 2.5
Reflection 2.2
Parallax 2.6
2% 2.43 fps
MRender 2.2
Gravity 2.2
Splatting 3.2
2% 2.53 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.91%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD My Passport 0830 1TB
29GB free (System drive), PID 0830
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 20 23 25 24 24 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
13.8% Very poor
Read 27.1
Write 23.9
Mixed 23.7
SusWrite 22.3
33% 24.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
80% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 13.8%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GS6BFR8A-PB 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
20.5% Poor
MC Read 8.1
MC Write 6.4
MC Mixed 5.9
19% 6.8 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 5.8
16% 5.67 GB/s
Latency 122
33% 122 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 33%

 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 7,283 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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