Microsoft Surface Laptop

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 25%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics4.18% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive71.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (61%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2256 x 1504 - 32 Bit colors, ,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180803
Uptime10.3 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 00:30
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 61%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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 i7-7660U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
25% Poor
SC Int 46.5
SC Float 46.3
SC Mixed 37.8
35% 43.5 Pts
QC Int 116
QC Float 123
QC Mixed 123
27% 121 Pts
MC Int 128
MC Float 155
MC Mixed 140
21% 141 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 25%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Iris Plus 640 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0025) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6293
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
4.18% Terrible
Lighting 10.3
Reflection 10.4
Parallax 12.3
3% 11 fps
MRender 6.9
Gravity 14.8
Splatting 11.3
5% 11 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 4.18%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung KUS040202M-B000 512GB
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 185 188 226 178 264 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 587
Write 397
Mixed 300
SusWrite 207
83% 373 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 38.5
4K Mixed 24.6
84% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 233
165% 211 MB/s
Poor: 95%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 186%
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% Good
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 18.5
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 9
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 122
33% 122 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62%
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 Laptop Builds (Compare 862 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop

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