HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15-dk1xxx

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics5.96% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15-dk1xxx  (all builds)
MotherboardHP 8742
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210108
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 26 '21 at 09:54
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10870H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.8% Good
Memory 78.8
1-Core 103
2-Core 145
68% 109 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 548
50% 411 Pts
64-Core 794
53% 794 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics
HP(103C 8742) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8729
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
5.96% Terrible
Lighting 5.9
Reflection 30
Parallax 6.9
5% 14.3 fps
MRender 9.2
Gravity 9.2
Splatting 0.1
7% 6.17 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.96%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+477G 512GB
344GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 17.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 834 846 880 437 70 56 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 123%
USB SanDisk 3.2Gen1 64GB
57GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 68 32 33 32 33 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
35.1% Below average
Read 112
Write 54
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 44.5
84% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 2.9
206% 3.53 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43DB1-CWE 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
49.2% Average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 14
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 17.9
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 82.7
48% 82.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 10: 2R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
10% 5% 42 26 5 144 15.5" 1536 864 NCP0058
Typical Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15-dk1xxx Builds (Compare 2,053 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 9%
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System: HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15-dk1xxx

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