Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 88.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics8.28% 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 Drive222% 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
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181002
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 23:34
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 126
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 438
99% 439 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 623
MC Mixed 576
87% 583 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 85%
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. 24.20.100.6293
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
8.28% Terrible
Lighting 20.8
Reflection 176
Parallax 21.9
7% 72.9 fps
MRender 21.6
Gravity 18.4
Splatting 31.4
10% 23.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.28%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
BA HFS001TD9TNG-62A0A 1TB
680GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001E00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 852 991 1118 1088 1077 1117 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 1,354
Write 966
Mixed 1,246
SusWrite 1,040
259% 1,151 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 63.6
212% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 933
DQ Write 796
DQ Mixed 850
641% 860 MB/s
Poor: 113%
This bench: 222%
Great: 214%
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 (76th percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 20
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 20.7
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 83.6
48% 83.6 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 86%
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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 4,975 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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