Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.65% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive114% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 90% 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 2
Memory7.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 12:29
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 30%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-8650U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
55.4% Above average
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 98.2
79% 99.2 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 245
63% 277 Pts
MC Int 308
MC Float 338
MC Mixed 322
48% 323 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Microsoft(1414 0028) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4840
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
4.65% Terrible
Lighting 13.5
Reflection 170
Parallax 12.5
4% 65.3 fps
MRender 10.3
Gravity 9.6
Splatting 18.6
5% 12.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.65%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW512HMJP-000MV 512GB
306GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY74M0Q
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 1,055
Write 574
Mixed 686
170% 772 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 20.6
117% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 33.3
DQ Write 66.9
DQ Mixed 19.1
23% 39.8 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 114%
Great: 149%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNCLGALAR-NUD 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
53.2% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 17.6
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 16.9
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 88.4
45% 88.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Book 2 Builds (Compare 549 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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