Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 75.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics30.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive134% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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
1 month ago, 4 days ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 2
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 12:47
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
75.8% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 118
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 358
81% 357 Pts
MC Int 477
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 503
76% 507 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 (Mobile)
Microsoft(1414 0024) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9836
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
30.2% Below average
Lighting 97.4
Reflection 62.3
Parallax 91.8
30% 83.8 fps
MRender 69.2
Gravity 90.9
Splatting 49.8
31% 70 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 33%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW256HEHP-000MV 256GB
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB72M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 274 262 258 257 255 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 1,202
Write 317
Mixed 314
SusWrite 270
114% 526 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 35.3
155% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 715
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 449
351% 495 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 134%
Great: 144%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNBJTALAR-NUD 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
63.3% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 19
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 19.1
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 80
50% 80 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 82%
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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 2,898 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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