HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 45.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.92% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 91% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 3659
Memory2 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100206
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 16 '21 at 23:05
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%
CPU Throttled 91%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7 Q 720-$100
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
45.5% Average
Memory 73.8
1-Core 32.2
2-Core 56.2
39% 54.1 Pts
4-Core 97.9
8-Core 128
15% 113 Pts
64-Core 132
9% 132 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 230M
HP(103C 3659) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.01
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
1.92% Terrible
Lighting 2.4
Reflection 2.1
Parallax 0.7
2% 1.73 fps
MRender 4.7
Gravity 1.9
Splatting 2.5
2% 3.03 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.92%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSC2BB080G6 80GB
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: G2010150
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 173
Write 92.3
Mixed 106
27% 124 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 14.2
4K Mixed 11.4
40% 12.4 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 75.1
DQ Mixed 70.7
66% 106 MB/s
Poor: 47% Great: 62%
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$40
243GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 83 88 89 88 88 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 87.3
Write 83.7
Mixed 55.5
SusWrite 86.5
58% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 61%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$5
21GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.3 2.1 2.1 4.1 2.6 1.8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
3.76% Terrible
Read 21.7
Write 0.2
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 2.5
8% 8.03 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
1% 0.1 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 3.76%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT125S6BFR8C-H9 RMT3160ED58E9W1600 6GB
1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
28.2% Poor
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 9.4
28% 9.63 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 7.5
20% 6.87 GB/s
Latency 92.8
43% 92.8 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

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