Microsoft Surface Book

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD, RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics20.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive83.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
CPU throttled at 92% 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  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit färger, 3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180823
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateMar 06 '19 at 09:55
Run Duration100 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6600U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
41.2% Average
1-Core 68.5
2-Core 170
54% 119 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 252
35% 253 Pts
64-Core 251
17% 251 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M
Microsoft(1414 0008) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.9140
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
20.2% Poor
Lighting 83.5
Reflection 79.5
Parallax 87.9
22% 83.6 fps
MRender 55.2
Gravity 69.6
Splatting 44.5
18% 56.4 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 20.2%
Great: 27%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5512GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57MS4109 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 336 317 322 331 377 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 566
Write 421
Mixed 554
SusWrite 333
105% 469 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 24.7
94% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 313
219% 280 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 229%
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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
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System: Microsoft Surface Book

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