Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive159% 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
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 19 '18 at 14:20
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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 (90th percentile)
70.1% Very good
1-Core 128
2-Core 244
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 514
60% 458 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Microsoft(1414 0024) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.9140
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
61.9% Good
Lighting 197
Reflection 172
Parallax 190
60% 186 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 167
Splatting 143
63% 149 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW1T0HMLH-000MU 1TB
863GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY74M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 717 799 833 863 859 862 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Read 550
Write 886
Mixed 353
SusWrite 822
148% 653 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 50.5
187% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 926
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 625
476% 658 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 159%
Great: 180%
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 (57th percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 20.5
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 81.1
49% 81.1 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Book 2 Builds (Compare 6,530 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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