HP Pavilion g7 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 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 36.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.96% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive52.1% 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.
CPU throttled at 88% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemHP Pavilion g7 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 338C
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '21 at 16:46
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 88%

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th 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 370-$167
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
36.9% Below average
Memory 51.5
1-Core 51.6
2-Core 99.1
41% 67.4 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 131
18% 131 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 520M
HP(103C 338C) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver.
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
0.96% Terrible
Lighting 2.2
Reflection 3.1
Parallax 1.9
2% 2.4 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.96%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$55
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 185 213 208 210 205 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
52.1% Above average
Read 213
Write 204
Mixed 190
SusWrite 205
46% 203 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 30.6
4K Mixed 23.3
73% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 157
124% 172 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 118%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$72
27GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 23 21 20 22 16 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
22.2% Poor
Read 26.1
Write 18.9
Mixed 22
SusWrite 20.7
29% 21.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 3.6
281% 4 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16KTF51264HZ-1G4K1 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
23.1% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 9.8
23% 8.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 6.4
18% 6.17 GB/s
Latency 155
26% 155 ns
Poor: 13%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 51%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Pavilion g7 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 540 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 50%
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $67
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