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Review of the HP 14: Ryzen 7 3700U-based Laptop with an Engaged Handbrake

Sascha Mölck, 👁 Sebastian Jentsch, T. Hinum (translated by Stanislav Kokhanyuk ), 06/17/2019

Slowed down. HP’s 14-inch notebook features very good hardware: Ryzen 7 3700U, 8 GB of RAM (running in dual-channel mode), SSD+HDD, and a matte IPS screen. Moreover, the laptop also offers passable battery runtimes and operates very quietly or even completely silently.

The HP 14 product range consists of low-end and mid-tier 14-inch notebooks. Our review model, which retails for 700 Euros (~$783), is one of the most expensive representatives from this series. The device is no stranger to us. We have already reviewed two identically built sibling models. While the other two models were powered by Intel’s CPUs, our current review device comes with an AMD APU. The competing devices include: The Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ, the Lenovo IdeaPad S340-14IWL, the Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D, and the Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8.

Because all three HP 14 models are identically built, we shall skip the sections that deal with the case, connectivity, input devices and the speakers. You can find all the relevant information in the reviews of the HP 14-bq001ng and the HP 14-ma0312ng.

HP 14-dk0008ng (14 Series)
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 - 2048 MB, Core: 1400 MHz, Memory: 1200 MHz, dual-channel, Adrenalin 19.5.2 (26.20.11015.5009)
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR4-2666, running in dual-channel, two RAM slot (both occupied)
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, AU Optronics AUO403D, IPS, glossy: no
Mainboard
AMD CZ FCH
Storage
Samsung PM871b MZNLN128HAHQ, 128 GB 
, + Toshiba MQ4ABF100 (1 TB, 5400 rpm), 1028 GB free
Soundcard
Realtek ALC236 @ AMD K17.1 - Audio Processor - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm headphone jack , Card Reader: SD, SDHC, SDXC, TPM 2.0
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000MBit), Realtek 8821CE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 20 x 335 x 234 ( = 0.79 x 13.19 x 9.21 in)
Battery
41.04 Wh, 3420 mAh Lithium-Ion, 11.4 V
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet-style, Keyboard Light: no, McAfee LiveSafe (trail version), 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.5 kg ( = 52.91 oz / 3.31 pounds), Power Supply: 297 g ( = 10.48 oz / 0.65 pounds)
Price
799 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Size Comparison

343 mm / 13.5 inch 247 mm / 9.72 inch 20.3 mm / 0.799 inch 1.7 kg3.64 lbs335 mm / 13.2 inch 234 mm / 9.21 inch 20 mm / 0.787 inch 1.5 kg3.31 lbs322 mm / 12.7 inch 212 mm / 8.35 inch 19 mm / 0.748 inch 1.5 kg3.22 lbs323 mm / 12.7 inch 231 mm / 9.09 inch 17.9 mm / 0.705 inch 1.6 kg3.53 lbs323 mm / 12.7 inch 221 mm / 8.7 inch 16 mm / 0.63 inch 1.5 kg3.24 lbs323 mm / 12.7 inch 228 mm / 8.98 inch 14.9 mm / 0.587 inch 1.5 kg3.31 lbs
SDCardreader Transfer Speed
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
71.6 MB/s ∼100% +103%
Average of class Office
  (10.2 - 191, n=267)
60.7 MB/s ∼85% +72%
HP 14-dk0008ng
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
35.2 MB/s ∼49%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
26.7 MB/s ∼37% -24%
HP 14-ma0312ng
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
23.6 MB/s ∼33% -33%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
23.5 MB/s ∼33% -33%
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 64GB)
17.3 MB/s ∼24% -51%
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
83.7 MB/s ∼100% +120%
Average of class Office
  (9.5 - 255, n=242)
77 MB/s ∼92% +103%
HP 14-dk0008ng
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
38 MB/s ∼45%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
29.5 MB/s ∼35% -22%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
28.1 MB/s ∼34% -26%
HP 14-ma0312ng
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
26.5 MB/s ∼32% -30%
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 64GB)
25.2 MB/s ∼30% -34%
Networking
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
Intel 8265 Tri-Band WiFi (Oak Peak) Network Adapter
635 MBit/s ∼100% +134%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
630 (min: 523, max: 670) MBit/s ∼99% +132%
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
Realtek 8822BE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC
616 (min: 569, max: 634) MBit/s ∼97% +127%
Average of class Office
  (5 - 688, n=210)
462 MBit/s ∼73% +70%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165
308 (min: 273, max: 319) MBit/s ∼49% +14%
HP 14-dk0008ng
Realtek 8821CE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC
271 (min: 234, max: 285) MBit/s ∼43%
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
Intel Cannon Lake-H/S CNVi: WiFi
251 (min: 184, max: 354) MBit/s ∼40% -7%
HP 14-ma0312ng
Realtek RTL8723DE
98 MBit/s ∼15% -64%
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
Realtek 8822BE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC
675 (min: 561, max: 737) MBit/s ∼100% +118%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
638 (min: 570, max: 673) MBit/s ∼95% +106%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
Intel 8265 Tri-Band WiFi (Oak Peak) Network Adapter
514 MBit/s ∼76% +66%
Average of class Office
  (34 - 688, n=210)
437 MBit/s ∼65% +41%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165
329 (min: 269, max: 349) MBit/s ∼49% +6%
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
Intel Cannon Lake-H/S CNVi: WiFi
321 (min: 249, max: 389) MBit/s ∼48% +4%
HP 14-dk0008ng
Realtek 8821CE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC
309 (min: 212, max: 410) MBit/s ∼46%
HP 14-ma0312ng
Realtek RTL8723DE
97 MBit/s ∼14% -69%
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HP 14-dk0008ng Realtek 8821CE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø271 (234-285)
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T Realtek 8822BE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø616 (569-634)
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø307 (273-319)
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8 Intel Wireless-AC 9560; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø629 (523-670)
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE Intel Cannon Lake-H/S CNVi: WiFi; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø250 (184-354)
HP 14-dk0008ng Realtek 8821CE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø309 (212-410)
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T Realtek 8822BE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø675 (561-737)
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø329 (269-349)
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8 Intel Wireless-AC 9560; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø638 (570-673)
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE Intel Cannon Lake-H/S CNVi: WiFi; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø321 (249-389)

Display - The HP 14 has an IPS screen

The 14-inch display of our review device has a native resolution of 1920x1080. While the contrast ratio of 1345:1 is quite good, the screen brightness of 256.9 cd/m² is just too low. Here we usually see a screen brightness of at least 300 cd/m² and a contrast ratio of at least 1000:1. That being said, the competitors of the HP 14 do not have very bright displays, either. Positive: The screen does not suffer from PWM flickering.

Pixel arrangement
Pixel arrangement
Screen bleeding
Screen bleeding
252
cd/m²
256
cd/m²
270
cd/m²
239
cd/m²
269
cd/m²
253
cd/m²
254
cd/m²
264
cd/m²
255
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 270 cd/m² Average: 256.9 cd/m² Minimum: 15.7 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 89 %
Center on Battery: 269 cd/m²
Contrast: 1345:1 (Black: 0.2 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 3.68 | 0.6-29.43 Ø6.1, calibrated: 4.8
ΔE Greyscale 1.69 | 0.64-98 Ø6.3
59% sRGB (Argyll 3D) 38% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 3D)
Gamma: 2.49
HP 14-dk0008ng
IPS, 1920x1080, 14
HP 14-ma0312ng
TN LED, 1366x768, 14
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
IPS, 1920x1080, 14
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
IPS, 1920x1080, 14
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
IPS, 1920x1080, 14
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
IPS, 1920x1080, 14
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
LED, 1920x1080, 14
Response Times
18%
-17%
-6%
-10%
3%
24%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
38 (18, 20)
40 (21, 19)
-5%
42.4 (22.8, 19.6)
-12%
40 (19, 21)
-5%
41 (21, 20)
-8%
36 (20, 16)
5%
41 (22, 19)
-8%
Response Time Black / White *
27 (15, 12)
16 (11, 5)
41%
32.8 (18, 14.8)
-21%
29 (17, 12)
-7%
30 (18, 12)
-11%
27 (16, 11)
-0%
12 (8, 4)
56%
PWM Frequency
198.4 (99)
25000 (20)
350 (90)
Screen
-152%
-26%
0%
-14%
-39%
-122%
Brightness middle
269
240
-11%
287
7%
267
-1%
291
8%
260
-3%
225
-16%
Brightness
257
216
-16%
276
7%
257
0%
276
7%
250
-3%
216
-16%
Brightness Distribution
89
84
-6%
86
-3%
91
2%
90
1%
87
-2%
79
-11%
Black Level *
0.2
0.56
-180%
0.25
-25%
0.2
-0%
0.27
-35%
0.29
-45%
0.52
-160%
Contrast
1345
429
-68%
1148
-15%
1335
-1%
1078
-20%
897
-33%
433
-68%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
3.68
13.14
-257%
5.4
-47%
3.79
-3%
3.86
-5%
6.29
-71%
10.58
-188%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
7.36
21.06
-186%
18.1
-146%
8.18
-11%
8.26
-12%
14.77
-101%
18.52
-152%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 calibrated *
4.8
12.71
-165%
5
-4%
4.71
2%
4.51
6%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
1.69
14.89
-781%
3.1
-83%
1.49
12%
5.33
-215%
4.65
-175%
12.41
-634%
Gamma
2.49 88%
2.62 84%
1.99 111%
2.48 89%
2.25 98%
2.73 81%
2.5 88%
CCT
6406 101%
19625 33%
6769 96%
6659 98%
7426 88%
7331 89%
14034 46%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
38
38
0%
41.8
10%
38
0%
62
63%
37
-3%
43
13%
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
59
59
0%
64.6
9%
59
0%
98
66%
58
-2%
68
15%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-67% / -126%
-22% / -25%
-3% / -1%
-12% / -13%
-18% / -33%
-49% / -97%

* ... smaller is better

Right out of the box, the display offers a fairly good color reproduction. With a DeltaE 2000 color deviation of 4.8, it misses the mark slightly (DeltaE less than 3). The display does not suffer from a bluish cast. We managed to somewhat improve the color reproduction through calibration. After calibration, the DeltaE 2000 color deviation sinks to 3.68 and the grayscale appears more balanced. The HP 14 cannot cover both the sRGB color space and the Adobe RGB color space. It can only cover 59% of sRGB and 38% of Adobe RGB.

By means of our color profile, the color reproduction can be improved. However before downloading it, you should make sure that your laptop has the same display model (manufacturer + model number) as our review device, because otherwise our color profile can result in worse color reproduction. Displays from different manufacturers can often be found within notebooks from the same model range. 

CalMAN - Color accuracy
CalMAN - Color accuracy
CalMAN - grayscale
CalMAN - grayscale
CalMAN - Saturation
CalMAN - Saturation
CalMAN - Color accuracy (after calibration)
CalMAN - Color accuracy (after calibration)
CalMAN - grayscale (after calibration)
CalMAN - grayscale (after calibration)
CalMAN - Saturation (after calibration)
CalMAN - Saturation (after calibration)

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
27 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 15 ms rise
↘ 12 ms fall
The screen shows relatively slow response rates in our tests and may be too slow for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 54 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is similar to the average of all tested devices (25.1 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
38 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 18 ms rise
↘ 20 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.9 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 36 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is similar to the average of all tested devices (40.2 ms).

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM not detected

In comparison: 51 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 9429 (minimum: 43 - maximum: 142900) Hz was measured.

The HP 14 comes with an IPS screen. Therefore, the screen content can be read from any position. Under the open sky, the device can only be used when the sun does not shine too brightly. In broad daylight, the display is simply not bright enough to be legible.

The HP 14 outdoors (shot taken under an overcast sky).
The HP 14 outdoors (shot taken under an overcast sky).
Viewing angles
Viewing angles

Performance - The CPU is held back

The HP 14 from Hewlett Packard is a 14-inch office notebook. It offers enough performance for web-browsing and office work. Our review device can be had for 700 Euros (~$783). Other hardware configurations are also available. The prices start at 400 Euros (~$447). For this money, buyers can get a laptop with a Ryzen 3 3200U APU and a 256 GB SSD. Windows is not included with our review device.

CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
GPU-Z
HWInfo
LatencyMon
 
 

Processor

The HP 14 comes with AMD’s Picasso-based Ryzen 7 3700U. The CPU portion of the APU features four cores that operate at 2.3 GHz. By means of the Turbo Boost, the clock rate can be increased up to 4 GHz. The processor supports Simultaneous Multithreading (one core can process two threads at the same time). 

The CPU runs for a short time at 3 to 3.3 GHz in the multi-core section of the CineBench R15 benchmark. Then the clock rate sinks to 2 to 3 GHz. The processor operates at 1.5 to 3 GHz in the single-core section of the benchmark. When plugged in, the Ryzen 7 3700U initially runs at 2.4 GHz, then the CPU frequency starts to fluctuate between 2 and 3 GHz. In the single-core section of CineBench R15, the clock speed ranges between 1.4 and 2.4 GHz. 

Multi-core benchmark (on battery power)
Multi-core benchmark (on battery power)
Single-core benchmark (on battery power)
Single-core benchmark (on battery power)
Multi-core benchmark (plugged in)
Multi-core benchmark (plugged in)
Single-core benchmark (plugged in)
Single-core benchmark (plugged in)

We check whether or not the Turbo Boost technology can be used over an extended period of time by running the multi-core section of the CineBench R15 benchmark for 30 straight minutes in a continuous loop. The results fall precipitously from the first to the sixth benchmark run. From the seventh benchmark run onwards, the precipitous drop in clock rates slows down. Eventually, the clock speeds settle down at 1.5 to 1.8 GHz. 

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HP 14-dk0008ng AMD Ryzen 7 3700U, AMD Ryzen 7 3700U: Ø447 (422.06-536.95)
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL AMD Ryzen 5 2500U, AMD Ryzen 5 2500U: Ø583 (578.22-612.26)
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T Intel Core i5-8265U, Intel Core i5-8265U: Ø503 (492.9-621.35)
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE Intel Core i5-8250U, Intel Core i5-8250U: Ø509 (474-542)
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8 Intel Core i3-8145U, Intel Core i3-8145U: Ø349 (347.66-361.38)
HP 14-ma0312ng Intel Core i5-8250U, Intel Core i5-8250U: Ø495 (491.26-514.13)
Honor Magicbook AMD Ryzen 5 2500U, AMD Ryzen 5 2500U: Ø521 (514.07-569.37)
Honor Magicbook Intel Core i5-8250U, Intel Core i5-8250U: Ø552 (547.12-598.25)
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE Intel Core i7-8565U, Intel Core i7-8565U: Ø654 (578.9-760.2)
CPU clock rates during the CineBench R15 loop
CPU clock rates during the CineBench R15 loop

All in all, the CPU benchmarks disappoint. The Ryzen 7 3700U fails to reach its full potential, because it can only run at full speed for a short period of time. According to AMD, the TDP can range anywhere between 12 and 35 watts. It is not unreasonable to assume that HP has chosen a TDP close to the bottom of the available range.

We cannot determine the need for throttling. The HP 14 does not get hot and the fans run at a very low speed. In other words, there is a lot of room for improvement. However, HP appears to place an emphasis on quietness instead of performance, here.

Cinebench R10 Rendering Single 32Bit
4045
Cinebench R10 Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
12881
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit
7226
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
127 Points
Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
537 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
46.88 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
98 %
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Cinebench R15
CPU Single 64Bit
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
Intel Core i7-8565U
175 Points ∼100% +38%
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
Intel Core i5-8265U
161 Points ∼92% +27%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Core i3-8145U
150 Points ∼86% +18%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
Intel Core i5-8250U
146 Points ∼83% +15%
Honor Magicbook
Intel Core i5-8250U
145 Points ∼83% +14%
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel Core i5-8250U
142 Points ∼81% +12%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
139 Points ∼79% +9%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
  (127 - 146, n=4)
139 Points ∼79% +9%
Honor Magicbook
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
138 Points ∼79% +9%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
127 Points ∼73%
Average of class Office
  (20 - 193, n=518)
111 Points ∼63% -13%
CPU Multi 64Bit
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
Intel Core i7-8565U
760 Points ∼100% +42%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
  (537 - 683, n=4)
643 Points ∼85% +20%
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
Intel Core i5-8265U
623 Points ∼82% +16%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
615 (min: 576.4, max: 616.38) Points ∼81% +15%
Honor Magicbook
Intel Core i5-8250U
590 Points ∼78% +10%
Honor Magicbook
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
576 Points ∼76% +7%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
Intel Core i5-8250U
554 Points ∼73% +3%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
537 Points ∼71%
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel Core i5-8250U
514 Points ∼68% -4%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Core i3-8145U
361 Points ∼48% -33%
Average of class Office
  (36 - 1050, n=526)
337 Points ∼44% -37%
Cinebench R10
Rendering Single 32Bit
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Core i3-8145U
5953 Points ∼100% +47%
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel Core i5-8250U
5516 Points ∼93% +36%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
  (4045 - 4776, n=2)
4411 Points ∼74% +9%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
4045 Points ∼68%
Average of class Office
  (667 - 8356, n=675)
3328 Points ∼56% -18%
Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel Core i5-8250U
16359 Points ∼100% +27%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
  (12881 - 18041, n=2)
15461 Points ∼95% +20%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Core i3-8145U
13074 Points ∼80% +1%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
12881 Points ∼79%
Average of class Office
  (1242 - 32009, n=663)
7823 Points ∼48% -39%
Cinebench R20
CPU (Single Core)
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
357 Points ∼100% +25%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
  (285 - 368, n=4)
341 Points ∼96% +20%
Average of class Office
  (79 - 472, n=19)
338 Points ∼95% +19%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
285 Points ∼80%
CPU (Multi Core)
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
1363 Points ∼100% +30%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
  (1047 - 1560, n=4)
1306 Points ∼96% +25%
Average of class Office
  (143 - 2272, n=19)
1205 Points ∼88% +15%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
1047 Points ∼77%
Geekbench 3
32 Bit Multi-Core Score
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel Core i5-8250U
12691 Points ∼100% +24%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
10238 Points ∼81%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
 
10238 Points ∼81% 0%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Core i3-8145U
7420 Points ∼58% -28%
Average of class Office
  (1016 - 13931, n=187)
5713 Points ∼45% -44%
32 Bit Single-Core Score
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel Core i5-8250U
3475 Points ∼100% +16%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Core i3-8145U
3360 Points ∼97% +12%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
3003 Points ∼86%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
 
3003 Points ∼86% 0%
Average of class Office
  (595 - 4820, n=187)
2309 Points ∼66% -23%
Geekbench 4.3
64 Bit Multi-Core Score
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel Core i5-8250U
13414 Points ∼100% +51%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
10356 Points ∼77% +16%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
  (8907 - 11107, n=4)
10275 Points ∼77% +15%
Average of class Office
  (1736 - 21722, n=69)
8966 Points ∼67% +1%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
8907 Points ∼66%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Core i3-8145U
7859 Points ∼59% -12%
64 Bit Single-Core Score
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel Core i5-8250U
4230 Points ∼100% +23%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Core i3-8145U
4118 Points ∼97% +20%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
  (3445 - 4009, n=4)
3785 Points ∼89% +10%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
3709 Points ∼88% +8%
Average of class Office
  (957 - 5547, n=69)
3528 Points ∼83% +2%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
3445 Points ∼81%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score
Average of class Office
  (872 - 9672, n=238)
2091 ms * ∼100% -49%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
1443.2 ms * ∼69% -3%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U (Edge 44)
1405.2 ms * ∼67%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
Intel Core i5-8250U (Edge)
1347.5 ms * ∼64% +4%
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel Core i5-8250U (Edge 42)
1333.8 ms * ∼64% +5%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
  (1285 - 1405, n=4)
1327 ms * ∼63% +6%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Core i3-8145U (Edge 42)
1313.6 ms * ∼63% +7%
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
Intel Core i7-8565U
730.3 ms * ∼35% +48%
Octane V2 - Total Score
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
Intel Core i7-8565U
43069 Points ∼100% +82%
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel Core i5-8250U (Edge 42)
30336 Points ∼70% +28%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Core i3-8145U (Edge 42)
29392 Points ∼68% +24%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
Intel Core i5-8250U (Edge)
28057 Points ∼65% +19%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
  (23657 - 27500, n=4)
26171 Points ∼61% +11%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U (Edge 44)
23657 Points ∼55%
Average of class Office
  (3727 - 49795, n=230)
23059 Points ∼54% -3%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
21539 Points ∼50% -9%
Speedometer 2.0 - Result
Average of class Office
  (18.9 - 62.5, n=8)
39.2 runs/min ∼100% +11%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U (Edge 44)
35.3 runs/min ∼90%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
 
35.3 runs/min ∼90% 0%
WebXPRT 3 - ---
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U (Edge 44)
152 Points ∼100%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
 
152 Points ∼100% 0%
Average of class Office
  (68 - 233, n=5)
124 Points ∼82% -18%
JetStream 1.1 - Total Score
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
Intel Core i7-8565U
242.98 Points ∼100% +37%
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel Core i5-8250U (Edge 42)
219.23 Points ∼90% +24%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Core i3-8145U (Edge 42)
215.86 Points ∼89% +22%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
Intel Core i5-8250U (Edge)
207.88 Points ∼86% +17%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U (Edge 44)
177.03 Points ∼73%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
 
177 Points ∼73% 0%
Average of class Office
  (36.7 - 268, n=232)
176 Points ∼72% -1%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
118.2 Points ∼49% -33%

* ... smaller is better

System Performance

The system runs smoothly. We did not encounter any problems. The laptop offers more than enough computing power for such usage scenarios as office work and Internet browsing. The notebook achieves rather good results in the PCMark benchmarks. However, because the processor cannot utilize its Turbo Boost capabilities to the full extent, the results fall far behind the true potential of this CPU. This is why the HP 14 is sometimes beaten by the Acer Swift 3, which has a dual-core CPU.

The HP 14 comes with two RAM modules. This is why the RAM runs in dual-channel mode.
The HP 14 comes with two RAM modules. This is why the RAM runs in dual-channel mode.
PCMark 7 Score
6330 points
PCMark 8 Home Score Accelerated v2
3325 points
PCMark 8 Creative Score Accelerated v2
3287 points
PCMark 8 Work Score Accelerated v2
4418 points
Help
PCMark 10
Digital Content Creation
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
GeForce MX230, 8565U, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
3344 Points ∼100% +9%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
Vega 8, 2500U, SK Hynix SC313 HFS256G39TNF
3269 Points ∼98% +6%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (3082 - 3501, n=4)
3234 Points ∼97% +5%
HP 14-dk0008ng
Vega 10, 3700U, Samsung PM871b MZNLN128HAHQ
3082 Points ∼92%
Honor Magicbook
Vega 8, 2500U, Samsung SSD PM871b MZNLN256HAJQ
3032 Points ∼91% -2%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, SK hynix PC401 HFS256GD9TNG
2760 Points ∼83% -10%
HP 14-ma0312ng
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, Intel Optane 16 GB MEMPEK1J016GAH + HGST HTS541010B7E610 1 TB HDD
2715 Points ∼81% -12%
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
GeForce MX230, 8265U, Kingston RBU-SNS8180DS3512GJ
2685 Points ∼80% -13%
Average of class Office
  (320 - 3884, n=136)
2603 Points ∼78% -16%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
UHD Graphics 620, 8145U, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3128GJ
2392 Points ∼72% -22%
Productivity
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
GeForce MX230, 8265U, Kingston RBU-SNS8180DS3512GJ
6755 Points ∼100% +24%
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
GeForce MX230, 8565U, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
6373 Points ∼94% +17%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, SK hynix PC401 HFS256GD9TNG
5777 Points ∼86% +6%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (5459 - 5952, n=4)
5731 Points ∼85% +5%
HP 14-ma0312ng
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, Intel Optane 16 GB MEMPEK1J016GAH + HGST HTS541010B7E610 1 TB HDD
5504 Points ∼81% +1%
HP 14-dk0008ng
Vega 10, 3700U, Samsung PM871b MZNLN128HAHQ
5459 Points ∼81%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
Vega 8, 2500U, SK Hynix SC313 HFS256G39TNF
5425 Points ∼80% -1%
Average of class Office
  (1266 - 7964, n=136)
5415 Points ∼80% -1%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
UHD Graphics 620, 8145U, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3128GJ
5274 Points ∼78% -3%
Honor Magicbook
Vega 8, 2500U, Samsung SSD PM871b MZNLN256HAJQ
3470 Points ∼51% -36%
Essentials
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
GeForce MX230, 8565U, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
8222 Points ∼100% +17%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, SK hynix PC401 HFS256GD9TNG
8028 Points ∼98% +14%
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
GeForce MX230, 8265U, Kingston RBU-SNS8180DS3512GJ
7981 Points ∼97% +13%
HP 14-ma0312ng
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, Intel Optane 16 GB MEMPEK1J016GAH + HGST HTS541010B7E610 1 TB HDD
7439 Points ∼90% +6%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (6927 - 7472, n=4)
7190 Points ∼87% +2%
HP 14-dk0008ng
Vega 10, 3700U, Samsung PM871b MZNLN128HAHQ
7050 Points ∼86%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
UHD Graphics 620, 8145U, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3128GJ
6911 Points ∼84% -2%
Average of class Office
  (2683 - 8992, n=136)
6875 Points ∼84% -2%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
Vega 8, 2500U, SK Hynix SC313 HFS256G39TNF
6756 Points ∼82% -4%
Honor Magicbook
Vega 8, 2500U, Samsung SSD PM871b MZNLN256HAJQ
6482 Points ∼79% -8%
Score
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
GeForce MX230, 8565U, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
4011 Points ∼100% +14%
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
GeForce MX230, 8265U, Kingston RBU-SNS8180DS3512GJ
3764 Points ∼94% +7%
Honor Magicbook
GeForce MX150, 8250U, Samsung SSD PM871b MZNLN256HAJQ
3740 Points ∼93% +6%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (3522 - 3829, n=4)
3660 Points ∼91% +4%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, SK hynix PC401 HFS256GD9TNG
3612 Points ∼90% +3%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
Vega 8, 2500U, SK Hynix SC313 HFS256G39TNF
3534 Points ∼88% 0%
HP 14-dk0008ng
Vega 10, 3700U, Samsung PM871b MZNLN128HAHQ
3522 Points ∼88%
HP 14-ma0312ng
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, Intel Optane 16 GB MEMPEK1J016GAH + HGST HTS541010B7E610 1 TB HDD
3447 Points ∼86% -2%
Average of class Office
  (803 - 4597, n=137)
3214 Points ∼80% -9%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
UHD Graphics 620, 8145U, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3128GJ
3179 Points ∼79% -10%
Honor Magicbook
Vega 8, 2500U, Samsung SSD PM871b MZNLN256HAJQ
2928 Points ∼73% -17%
PCMark 8
Work Score Accelerated v2
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
GeForce MX230, 8565U, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
5133 Points ∼100% +16%
HP 14-ma0312ng
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, Intel Optane 16 GB MEMPEK1J016GAH + HGST HTS541010B7E610 1 TB HDD
4909 Points ∼96% +11%
Honor Magicbook
GeForce MX150, 8250U, Samsung SSD PM871b MZNLN256HAJQ
4852 Points ∼95% +10%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, SK hynix PC401 HFS256GD9TNG
4850 Points ∼94% +10%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (4418 - 4869, n=4)
4680 Points ∼91% +6%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
UHD Graphics 620, 8145U, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3128GJ
4556 Points ∼89% +3%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
Vega 8, 2500U, SK Hynix SC313 HFS256G39TNF
4420 Points ∼86% 0%
HP 14-dk0008ng
Vega 10, 3700U, Samsung PM871b MZNLN128HAHQ
4418 Points ∼86%
Average of class Office
  (1226 - 5428, n=337)
4008 Points ∼78% -9%
Home Score Accelerated v2
Honor Magicbook
GeForce MX150, 8250U, Samsung SSD PM871b MZNLN256HAJQ
3741 Points ∼100% +13%
HP 14-ma0312ng
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, Intel Optane 16 GB MEMPEK1J016GAH + HGST HTS541010B7E610 1 TB HDD
3709 Points ∼99% +12%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, SK hynix PC401 HFS256GD9TNG
3675 Points ∼98% +11%
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
GeForce MX230, 8565U, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
3641 Points ∼97% +10%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 3700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (3325 - 3993, n=4)
3631 Points ∼97% +9%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
Vega 8, 2500U, SK Hynix SC313 HFS256G39TNF
3420 Points ∼91% +3%
HP 14-dk0008ng
Vega 10, 3700U, Samsung PM871b MZNLN128HAHQ
3325 Points ∼89%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
UHD Graphics 620, 8145U, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3128GJ
3281 Points ∼88% -1%
Honor Magicbook
Vega 8, 2500U, Samsung SSD PM871b MZNLN256HAJQ
3231 Points ∼86% -3%
Average of class Office
  (1169 - 4770, n=393)
3046 Points ∼81% -8%

Storage Devices

A SATA-III SSD from Samsung serves as the system drive. It comes in the M.2-2280 form-factor and has a capacity of 128 GB. Only 97 GB thereof is available to the user. The rest of the storage space is occupied by the Windows installation files and the recovery partition. The transfer rates are in good order. In addition to the SSD, there is also a 2.5-inch HDD (1 TB, 5400 RPM) inside the notebook. Therefore, users should not run out of storage space for quite a while.

An SSD is included.
An SSD is included.
In addition, there is a 2.5-inch HDD on board.
In addition, there is a 2.5-inch HDD on board.
Samsung PM871b MZNLN128HAHQ
Sequential Read: 514.7 MB/s
Sequential Write: 480.6 MB/s
512K Read: 465.3 MB/s
512K Write: 286.9 MB/s
4K Read: 32.31 MB/s
4K Write: 63.96 MB/s
4K QD32 Read: 220.4 MB/s
4K QD32 Write: 202.8 MB/s
HP 14-dk0008ng
Samsung PM871b MZNLN128HAHQ
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
SK Hynix SC313 HFS256G39TNF
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
Kingston RBU-SNS8180DS3512GJ
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
SK hynix PC401 HFS256GD9TNG
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Kingston RBUSNS8154P3128GJ
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel Optane 16 GB MEMPEK1J016GAH + HGST HTS541010B7E610 1 TB HDD
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
Average Samsung PM871b MZNLN128HAHQ
 
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6
-0%
-20%
90%
46%
65%
147%
-3%
Write 4K
90.6
72.31
-20%
55.04
-39%
98.49
9%
96.83
7%
88.23
-3%
160.8
77%
82.8 (61 - 121, n=7)
-9%
Read 4K
33.17
30.77
-7%
28.79
-13%
42.25
27%
36.99
12%
166.4
402%
50.46
52%
33 (29.8 - 35.5, n=7)
-1%
Write Seq
483
468.1
-3%
307.5
-36%
809
67%
463.1
-4%
158.4
-67%
1458
202%
402 (164 - 483, n=7)
-17%
Read Seq
511.4
517.6
1%
430
-16%
1177
130%
794.2
55%
895.2
75%
1447
183%
500 (443 - 519, n=7)
-2%
Write 4K Q32T1
170.7
214.2
25%
149.5
-12%
225.5
32%
291.7
71%
162.1
-5%
406.5
138%
192 (147 - 325, n=7)
12%
Read 4K Q32T1
235
241.1
3%
207.2
-12%
257
9%
352
50%
496.8
111%
476.8
103%
295 (180 - 517, n=7)
26%
Write Seq Q32T1
496.5
482
-3%
389.2
-22%
809.3
63%
468.1
-6%
159.9
-68%
1458
194%
392 (146 - 522, n=7)
-21%
Read Seq Q32T1
533.8
536.5
1%
497.1
-7%
2584
384%
1489
179%
932.6
75%
1743
227%
490 (208 - 547, n=7)
-8%

Graphics Card

HP’s laptop has AMD’s integrated Radeon RX Vega 10 GPU. It supports DirectX 12 and can run at up to 1400 MHz. Therefore, the maximum frequency is 100 MHz higher than in the predecessor APU (Ryzen 7 2700U). The results in the 3DMark benchmarks are superb and are the highest that we have ever measured for this GPU. The fact that the graphics adapter has a higher maximum frequency is reflected in the benchmarks. Interestingly enough, while the CPU part of the APU is severely throttled down, the GPU part can operate at full speed.

3DMark 06 Standard
13304 points
3DMark 11 Performance
3992 points
3DMark Ice Storm Standard Score
61290 points
3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
11751 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
2317 points
3DMark Time Spy Score
863 points
Help
3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance GPU
Honor Magicbook
NVIDIA GeForce MX150, Intel Core i5-8250U
4494 Points ∼100% +11%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10, AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
4056 Points ∼90%
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
NVIDIA GeForce MX230, Intel Core i7-8565U
3582 Points ∼80% -12%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8, AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
3565 Points ∼79% -12%
Honor Magicbook
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8, AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
3482 Points ∼77% -14%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (2688 - 4056, n=11)
3403 Points ∼76% -16%
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
NVIDIA GeForce MX230, Intel Core i5-8265U
3318 Points ∼74% -18%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-8250U
1717 Points ∼38% -58%
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-8250U
1645 Points ∼37% -59%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Core i3-8145U
1415 Points ∼31% -65%
Average of class Office
  (185 - 5332, n=640)
1289 Points ∼29% -68%
3DMark
2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10, AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
779 Points ∼100%
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
NVIDIA GeForce MX230, Intel Core i5-8265U
710 Points ∼91% -9%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (578 - 779, n=3)
679 Points ∼87% -13%
Average of class Office
  (76 - 1158, n=44)
473 Points ∼61% -39%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
Honor Magicbook
NVIDIA GeForce MX150, Intel Core i5-8250U
3459 Points ∼100% +34%
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
NVIDIA GeForce MX230, Intel Core i7-8565U
2729 Points ∼79% +6%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10, AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
2581 Points ∼75%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8, AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
2381 Points ∼69% -8%
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
NVIDIA GeForce MX230, Intel Core i5-8265U
2369 Points ∼68% -8%
Honor Magicbook
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8, AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
2328 Points ∼67% -10%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (1567 - 2581, n=11)
2049 Points ∼59% -21%
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-8250U
1160 Points ∼34% -55%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-8250U
1087 Points ∼31% -58%
Average of class Office
  (138 - 4109, n=462)
997 Points ∼29% -61%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Core i3-8145U
838 Points ∼24% -68%
1280x720 Cloud Gate Standard Graphics
Honor Magicbook
NVIDIA GeForce MX150, Intel Core i5-8250U
21461 Points ∼100% +17%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10, AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
18378 Points ∼86%
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
NVIDIA GeForce MX230, Intel Core i7-8565U
17999 Points ∼84% -2%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8, AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
17661 Points ∼82% -4%
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
NVIDIA GeForce MX230, Intel Core i5-8265U
15299 Points ∼71% -17%
Honor Magicbook
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8, AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
15109 Points ∼70% -18%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (9364 - 18581, n=11)
13562 Points ∼63% -26%
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-8250U
9520 Points ∼44% -48%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-8250U
8821 Points ∼41% -52%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Core i3-8145U
7152 Points ∼33% -61%
Average of class Office
  (1208 - 27117, n=509)
6914 Points ∼32% -62%

Gaming Performance

The APU in the HP 14 can run many games in our database smoothly. This mostly applies to the titles that have been around for a few years or that have low system requirements—for instance Dota 2 Reborn, Diablo 3, Sims 4, Starcraft 2, Team Fortress 2, and League of Legends. These games are playable in HD resolution (1366x768) on medium settings, although sometimes higher settings are also possible.  

There are even some AAA titles from 2018/2019 that are playable on the HP 14 such as Apex Legends, Darksiders III and Dirt Rally 2.0. However, the aforementioned games are only playable on low settings and at low resolutions.

low med. high ultra
BioShock Infinite (2013) 100.264.751.318.5fps
Sims 4 (2014) 114.447.53229.9fps
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014) 53.835.119.615.5fps
Alien: Isolation (2014) 76.154.629.823.1fps
The Witcher 3 (2015) 37.824.212.18fps
Dota 2 Reborn (2015) 5336.228.226.1fps
Destiny 2 (2017) 30.214.612.810.1fps
Far Cry 5 (2018) 2211109fps
BioShock Infinite - 1366x768 High Preset
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
Intel Core i7-8565U, NVIDIA GeForce MX230
79.18 fps ∼100% +54%
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB084T
Intel Core i5-8265U, NVIDIA GeForce MX230
70.18 fps ∼89% +37%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
51.3 fps ∼65%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (39.1 - 54.8, n=5)
34.1 fps ∼43% -34%
HP 14-ma0312ng
Intel Core i5-8250U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
28.7 fps ∼36% -44%
Average of class Office
  (6.23 - 128, n=334)
26.9 fps ∼34% -48%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
Intel Core i5-8250U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
26.8 fps ∼34% -48%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-31N8
Intel Core i3-8145U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
19.1 fps ∼24% -63%
The Witcher 3 - 1024x768 Low Graphics & Postprocessing
Honor Magicbook
Intel Core i5-8250U, NVIDIA GeForce MX150
60.4 fps ∼100% +60%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
37.8 fps ∼63%
Honor Magicbook
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
37 fps ∼61% -2%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (29.7 - 43, n=6)
35 fps ∼58% -7%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
28.98 fps ∼48% -23%
Average of class Office
  (8.3 - 81.7, n=87)
24.2 fps ∼40% -36%
Lenovo V330-14IKB-81B0004MGE
Intel Core i5-8250U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
16.3 fps ∼27% -57%
Dota 2 Reborn - 1280x720 min (0/3) fastest
Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL-81N70056GE
Intel Core i7-8565U, NVIDIA GeForce MX230
126.7 (min: 110.6) fps ∼100% +139%
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
69 (min: 58.9) fps ∼54% +30%
Average of class Office
  (21.3 - 106, n=38)
63 fps ∼50% +19%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (53 - 67.4, n=6)
60 fps ∼47% +13%
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
53 fps ∼42%
Sims 4 - 1366x768 Medium Preset
HP 14-dk0008ng
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
47.5 fps ∼100%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  (44 - 47.5, n=2)
45.8 fps ∼96% -4%
Average of class Office
  (7.6 - 81.2, n=44)
39.6 fps ∼83% -17%

Emissions - Not a lot of heat and noise

System Noise

When idle, the fan always operates at a very low speed. This is because of HP’s BIOS function known as "Fan always on”. If this function is disabled, then the fan usually stands completely still when the device is idle, which leads to silent operation—except when the 2.5-inch hard drive is being accessed. Under load, the fan does not spin very fast. During our stress test, we measured a sound pressure level of 32.5 dB(A).

Noise Level

Idle
31.4 / 31.4 / 31.4 dB(A)
Load
32.5 / 32.5 dB(A)
  red to green bar
 
 
30 dB
silent
40 dB(A)
audible
50 dB(A)
loud
 
min: dark, med: mid, max: light   Audix TM1, Arta (15 cm distance)   environment noise: 30.6 dB(A)
dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2032.532.835.633.832.52533.733.736.634.333.73132.834.740.937.332.84030.232.336.433.430.25030.931.534.833.230.9632929.729.929.8298029.129.529.427.729.110029.328.628.525.729.312525.526.225.725.525.516024.925.724.824.924.920023.623.823.724.223.62502322.822.923.32331522.822.22422.222.840023.722.120.921.223.750021.220.520.72021.263020.720.119.719.520.780022.321.521.118.722.3100023.223.12118.323.2125020.920.819.51820.9160020.719.718.717.420.7200019.820.118.717.619.8250020.921.618.417.620.9315018.718.918.117.918.7400018.218.518.117.918.2500018.318.31818.218.3630018.31918.218.218.3800018.219.118.318.118.21000018.320.118.418.218.31250018.219.218.218.218.21600018.319.318.218.218.3SPL32.532.531.430.632.5N1.61.61.41.31.6median 20.9median 20.5median 19.5median 18.2median 20.9Delta2.61.82.722.6hearing rangehide median