HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics29.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
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 (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 99% 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
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
SystemHP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 181B
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131003
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 16:11
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU 24%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3630QM-$420
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
40.7% Average
1-Core 61.5
2-Core 117
42% 89.1 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 319
35% 272 Pts
64-Core 297
20% 297 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 3764) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
29.4% Poor
Lighting 112
Reflection 75.5
Parallax 114
29% 101 fps
MRender 76.1
Gravity 108
Splatting 80
30% 88 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black2 2.5" 1.120 TB (2013)
314GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 93.9
Write 68
Mixed 69.4
58% 77.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.16
50% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
0, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
49.6% Average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 16.3
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 10
SC Mixed 11
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 79.8
50% 79.8 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ENVY dv6 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 1,564 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC

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