HP Pavilion dv8 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 34.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.15% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive43.3% 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.
SystemHP Pavilion dv8 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 7001
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100531
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 04 '19 at 19:38
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7 Q 720-$100
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
34.7% Below average
1-Core 65
2-Core 105
41% 85 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 193
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
Poor: 13%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 35%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 230M
HP(103C 7001) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.74
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
2.15% Terrible
Lighting 8.5
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 3.6
2% 7.8 fps
MRender 11.3
Gravity 6.1
Splatting 7.5
2% 8.3 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.15%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin ECO2 SMI 512GB-$130
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 207 205 204 205 204 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
43.3% Average
Read 221
Write 206
Mixed 179
SusWrite 205
46% 203 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 17.2
4K Mixed 14
46% 14.5 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 130
110% 158 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 99U5428-018.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
25.2% Poor
MC Read 8.9
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 6.5
21% 7.37 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 7.8
24% 8.57 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 32%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Pavilion dv8 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 213 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv8 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $160
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