Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 38.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics6.56% 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 Drive107% 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.
Very high background CPU (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 09 '19 at 08:09
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 60%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
38.7% Below average
SC Int 58.2
SC Float 65.8
SC Mixed 57.6
48% 60.5 Pts
QC Int 166
QC Float 183
QC Mixed 183
40% 177 Pts
MC Int 319
MC Float 348
MC Mixed 299
48% 322 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.7%
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. 24.20.100.6136
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
6.56% Terrible
Lighting 16.1
Reflection 162
Parallax 17.4
5% 65 fps
MRender 17.3
Gravity 15.6
Splatting 23.5
8% 18.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.56%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW512HMJP-000MV 512GB
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY74M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 461 513 539 543 523 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 581
Write 580
Mixed 334
SusWrite 502
112% 499 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 33
119% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 540
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 345
259% 355 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 107%
Great: 149%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
54.4% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17.8
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 15
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 90.5
44% 90.5 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 54.4%
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 5,349 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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