HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 44.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.77% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive54% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 181B
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160907
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 10:29
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
44.8% Average
Memory 68.7
1-Core 32.3
2-Core 65.4
38% 55.5 Pts
4-Core 117
8-Core 161
18% 139 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
HP(103C 181B) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver.
Relative performance (0th percentile)
0.77% Terrible
Lighting 1.1
Reflection 5.9
Parallax 1
1% 2.67 fps
MRender 1.2
Gravity 0.7
Splatting 1.5
1% 1.13 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 0.77%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apacer AS350 120GB
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AP61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 107 54 1.9 56 59 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 420
Write 318
Mixed 266
SusWrite 80.2
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 30
4K Mixed 30.1
55% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 198
175% 260 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 54%
Great: 89%
JetFlash Transcend 8GB
2GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.6 6 5.7 5.6 5.8 5.8 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
4.15% Terrible
Read 16.3
Write 7.8
Mixed 7.8
SusWrite 5.7
11% 9.4 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
8% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.15%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6CFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
48.4% Average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 17
54% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 7.5
21% 7.3 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 58%

 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 7,204 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 53%
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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