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 below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 43.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive41.3% 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 VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (79%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1443
Memory2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20110411
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 16 '21 at 22:32
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 79%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom II N640 Dual-Core
Socket S1G4, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
43.6% Average
Memory 72.7
1-Core 41.6
2-Core 70.2
42% 61.5 Pts
4-Core 89
8-Core 82.3
12% 85.7 Pts
64-Core 93.7
6% 93.7 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 48%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
BiCS 120GB
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0703A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 179 187 180 180 184 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.3% Average
Read 216
Write 172
Mixed 178
SusWrite 180
42% 186 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 12.6
57% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 80.1
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 26.9
42% 78 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 74%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 16GB
11GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.1 8.1 7.7 7.7 8.9 8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
6.42% Terrible
Read 23.9
Write 9.5
Mixed 9.8
SusWrite 7.9
15% 12.8 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.5
33% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 6.42%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT4GC64B8HB0NS-CG 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1334 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
24.5% Poor
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 6.2
MC Mixed 8.1
24% 8.27 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 4.1
SC Mixed 7.1
16% 5.7 GB/s
Latency 95.2
42% 95.2 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 51%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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System: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $229
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