HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 39.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.33% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Run History
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 144A
Memory3.8 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 30 '21 at 17:51
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5 M 460-$130
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
39.5% Below average
Memory 52.8
1-Core 68
2-Core 124
48% 81.6 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 106
20% 134 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
HP(103C 144A) 2.8GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2900
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.33% Terrible
Lighting 0.4
Reflection 1.2
Parallax 0.5
0% 0.7 fps
MRender 1.1
Gravity 0.3
Splatting 0.5
0% 0.63 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.33%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS725050A9A364 500GB
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PC4O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 59 37 65 82 82 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
46.9% Average
Read 99.6
Write 99.2
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 63.8
58% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273CH0-CH9 M471B5673FH0-CH9 6GB
1067, 1067 MHz
4096, 2048 MB
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
23.4% Poor
MC Read 7.9
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 9.7
23% 8.17 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 5.3
SC Mixed 7
18% 6.4 GB/s
Latency 151
26% 151 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 23.4%
Great: 48%

 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 7,231 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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