HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
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.
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 43.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.85% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive44.5% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 181D
Memory7.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121102
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateFeb 28 '21 at 21:02
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 30%

 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 i7-3720QM-$196
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
43.2% Average
Memory 63.8
1-Core 32.8
2-Core 65.6
37% 54.1 Pts
4-Core 126
8-Core 170
19% 148 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
HP(103C 181D) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.5129
Relative performance (0th percentile)
0.85% Terrible
Lighting 1.2
Reflection 6.2
Parallax 0.5
1% 2.63 fps
MRender 1.8
Gravity 0.7
Splatting 1.5
1% 1.33 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 0.85%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SUV300S37A120G 120GB
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM11.K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 44 48 46 40 41 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
44.5% Average
Read 397
Write 176
Mixed 235
SusWrite 48.9
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 29
4K Mixed 20.5
64% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 68
DQ Mixed 148
104% 133 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 83%
WD Blue 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$43
411GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 79 81 81 82 81 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
44.9% Average
Read 75.6
Write 78.6
Mixed 42.3
SusWrite 80.7
51% 69.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 54%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$4
17GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0.1 19 7.3 16 13 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
20% Very poor
Read 95.4
Write 43.4
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 11.8
61% 51.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.3
88% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 20%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Elpida EBJ81UG8BBU0-GN-F Adata AM1U16BC4P2-B19H 12GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.6% Average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.7
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 7.6
21% 7.33 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 48%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ENVY dv7 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 575 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $451
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