HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 31.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics4.7% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive53.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 3593
Memory8.7 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110913
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '21 at 03:50
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A8-3500M APU-$60
Socket FS1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
31.9% Below average
Memory 43.4
1-Core 33.6
2-Core 60.7
30% 45.9 Pts
4-Core 119
8-Core 120
16% 119 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6620G
HP(103C 3593) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.0
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
4.7% Terrible
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 7.2
Parallax 5.3
5% 6.3 fps
MRender 6.4
Gravity 4.9
Splatting 5.6
4% 5.63 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.7%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD8TB8U256G1001 256GB
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 153 138 146 133 157 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 391
Write 253
Mixed 200
SusWrite 148
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 19.5
69% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 148
116% 159 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 93%
Seagate Backup+ BL 1TB
23GB free, PID a013
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 29 29 29 29 29 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
14.9% Very poor
Read 27.3
Write 24.1
Mixed 24.3
SusWrite 28.6
36% 26.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
76% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 14.9%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73EB0-YK0 Hynix HMT351S6BFR8C-H9 12GB
1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
32.5% Below average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 11.1
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 5.2
SC Write 4.1
SC Mixed 6.4
15% 5.23 GB/s
Latency 187
21% 187 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 50%

 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 3,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $231
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