Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics8.76% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 2
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime9.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 16:07
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 379
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 516
77% 517 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 88%
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 above expectations (81st percentile)
8.76% Terrible
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 29.7
Parallax 23.5
7% 25 fps
MRender 18.3
Gravity 21.3
Splatting 36
10% 25.2 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.76%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW512HMJP-000MV 512GB
345GB free
Firmware: CXY74M0Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 63% Great: 70%
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 below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
57.8% Above average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 18.5
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 17
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 131
30% 131 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 72%
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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 58 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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