Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 74.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics9.34% 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 Drive187% 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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 2
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180207
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 10:18
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
74.9% Very good
SC Int 116
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 351
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 524
MC Mixed 491
74% 492 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 74.9%
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 Ver. 22.20.16.4840
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
9.34% Terrible
Lighting 23.8
Reflection 28.9
Parallax 24.8
8% 25.8 fps
MRender 21.9
Gravity 21.6
Splatting 36.8
11% 26.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.34%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW1T0HMLH-000MU 1TB
919GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY74M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 989 1067 1063 921 894 909 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
187% Outstanding
Read 773
Write 906
Mixed 408
SusWrite 974
173% 765 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 53
207% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 566
DQ Write 935
DQ Mixed 52.2
236% 518 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 187%
Great: 209%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 19.7
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 19.2
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 85%
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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 3,607 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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