HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 48.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive54.8% 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 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1803
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 04 '16 at 17:53
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User IRQ-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 i7-2670QM-$200
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
48.9% Average
SC Int 72
SC Float 73.7
SC Mixed 72.7
58% 72.8 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 226
QC Mixed 236
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 343
MC Mixed 338
51% 339 Pts
Poor: 17%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 960GB-$220
877GB free
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 472
Write 249
Mixed 268
72% 329 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 40.2
4K Mixed 10.4
62% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 22.3
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 9.31
22% 44 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 79%
WD USB Elements Device 500GB
421GB free, PID 6031
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
14.6% Very poor
Read 31.7
Write 24.2
Mixed 7.62
24% 21.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.17
58% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 14.6%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16KTF51264HZ-1G6M1 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.2% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 15.4
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 13.9
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 58%
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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 2,092 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
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System: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $306
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