HP Pavilion dv3 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 42.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.68% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive38% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP Pavilion dv3 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1405
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100902
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 18 '20 at 21:17
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3 M 350-$199
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
42.9% Average
Memory 62.8
1-Core 48.6
2-Core 80.5
42% 64 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 136
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
HP(103C 1405) 3.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2900
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
0.68% Terrible
Lighting 0.9
Reflection 1.08
Parallax 0.84
1% 0.94 fps
MRender 1.33
Gravity 0.67
Splatting 1.65
1% 1.22 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.68%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB-$139
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X231
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 164 134 149 76 70 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
38% Below average
Read 214
Write 208
Mixed 95.4
SusWrite 124
36% 160 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 20.7
4K Mixed 14.5
49% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 93.1
85% 132 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 38%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance SODIM DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
23.7% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 10
23% 8.13 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 6.6
17% 5.93 GB/s
Latency 120
33% 120 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 23.7%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Pavilion dv3 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 125 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv3 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $289
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