HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 35.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.85% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
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.
Run History
SystemHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 3659
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20091203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '18 at 01:28
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 1.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
35.5% Below average
SC Int 63.1
SC Float 62.3
SC Mixed 67
51% 64.1 Pts
QC Int 158
QC Float 174
QC Mixed 151
36% 161 Pts
MC Int 188
MC Float 207
MC Mixed 198
30% 198 Pts
Poor: 12%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 36%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 230M
HP(103C 3659) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
2.85% Terrible
Lighting 8.4
Reflection 11.7
Parallax 3.7
2% 7.93 fps
MRender 11.3
Gravity 6.1
Splatting 7.5
3% 8.3 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.85%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
846GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 113
Write 107
Mixed 103
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.22
72% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Ramaxel RMT3160ED58E9W1600 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.8% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 11.8
MC Mixed 12.8
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 10.7
SC Mixed 11.3
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 40.8%
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 dv6 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 6,774 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $300
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