HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 20%
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 15.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics1.77% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive20.2% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
CPU throttled at 58% 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.
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
SystemHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 363C
Memory2.6 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20101005
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 14:59
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
CPU Throttled 58%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7 Q 720-$100
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 0.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
15.9% Very poor
SC Int 21.6
SC Float 23.5
SC Mixed 22.6
18% 22.6 Pts
QC Int 74
QC Float 81
QC Mixed 79.4
18% 78.1 Pts
MC Int 104
MC Float 112
MC Mixed 103
16% 106 Pts
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.9%
Great: 36%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 230M
HP(103C 363C) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
1.77% Terrible
Lighting 5.9
Reflection 7
Parallax 2.6
2% 5.17 fps
MRender 5.3
Gravity 4.5
Splatting 4.6
2% 4.8 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.77%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel X25-M 40GB
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2CV102HD Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
20.2% Poor
Read 184
Write 40.6
Mixed 66.7
21% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 17.7
4K Mixed 5.9
34% 11.6 MB/s
DQ Read 10
DQ Write 10.8
DQ Mixed 30.6
17% 17.1 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.2%
Great: 33%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$68
311GB free
Firmware: 0006HPM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 87.7
Write 85.9
Mixed 83.5
64% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.46
101% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5673EH1-CH9 M471B5273BH1-CH9 6GB
1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
30.9% Below average
MC Read 12.8
MC Write 10
MC Mixed 10.6
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 5.3
SC Mixed 7
17% 5.93 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 38%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 3,452 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 19%

System: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $278
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