Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 81.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics5.61% 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.
Boot Drive164% 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.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 2
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171023
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 15:01
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU10%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 way above expectations (88th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 127
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 385
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 558
MC Mixed 515
78% 523 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 81.3%
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 below expectations (26th percentile)
5.61% Terrible
Lighting 15.4
Reflection 161
Parallax 17.5
5% 64.7 fps
MRender 5.8
Gravity 14.4
Splatting 25.6
6% 15.3 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.61%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW1T0HMLH-000MU 1TB
918GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY74M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 810 789 369 598 816 780 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
164% Outstanding
Read 804
Write 829
Mixed 380
SusWrite 694
152% 677 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 49.5
194% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 936
DQ Write 421
DQ Mixed 606
469% 654 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 164%
Great: 210%
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 above expectations (83rd percentile)
64.1% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 20.1
64% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 18.8
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 83.7
48% 83.7 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 79%
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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 2,904 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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