HP Pavilion dm3 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing CPU, GPU, RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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.
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 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.
SystemHP Pavilion dm3 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1966
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20131223
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 06 '14 at 16:22
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 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 Server
Intel Core i7-4700MQ-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
1-Core 93.1
2-Core 186
66% 139 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 506
54% 420 Pts
64-Core 504
34% 504 Pts
Poor: 38% Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$90
106GB free
Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 485
Write 338
Mixed 351
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 38.5
4K Mixed 20.6
92% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 82.2
113% 210 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 115%
BP4 mSATA SSD 240GB
87GB free
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 494
Write 350
Mixed 407
93% 417 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 7.91
62% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 22.7
66% 138 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 82%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB
393GB free
Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 72.5
Write 81.2
Mixed 87.8
61% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.16
58% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 58%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 64GB
59GB free, PID 007a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
4.99% Terrible
Read 19.7
Write 7.04
Mixed 9.33
13% 12 MB/s
4K Read 2.48
4K Write 0.004
4K Mixed 0.005
10% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 4.99%
Great: 8%
Typical Pavilion dm3 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dm3 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $240
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