HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive88% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 1659
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, , 1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111005
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 20 '21 at 04:59
Run Duration212 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2760QM-$130
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
65.3% Good
Memory 84.7
1-Core 86.5
2-Core 146
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 344
39% 299 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$55
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 415 439 441 430 382 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 450
Write 412
Mixed 400
SusWrite 420
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 31.9
102% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 210
178% 255 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 88%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273DH0-CH9 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
49.6% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 15.6
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 51%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 56: 9R 3G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
56% 12% 116 288 205 60 0" 1600 900
History: Score 51: 7R 4G 4B | Score 38: 6R 2G 2B | Score 56: 9R 3G 2B
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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: 59% - Above average Total price: $229
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