Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 76.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive240% 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
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 2
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181002
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '19 at 02:40
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
76.5% Very good
1-Core 128
2-Core 254
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 586
67% 511 Pts
64-Core 598
40% 598 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 76.5%
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 (45th percentile)
61.4% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 175
Parallax 175
58% 182 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 167
Splatting 147
64% 150 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
BA HFS001TD9TNG-62A0A 1TB
881GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001E00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1006 1123 1161 1164 1169 1165 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
240% Outstanding
Read 1526
Write 1,284
Mixed 1,372
SusWrite 1,131
299% 1,328 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 66
221% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 880
DQ Mixed 454
469% 767 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 240%
Great: 213%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 19.4
64% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 80.1
50% 80.1 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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