Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive163% 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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 2
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181002
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 25 '19 at 20:07
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 129
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 396
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 540
MC Mixed 516
78% 523 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 86%
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 (46th percentile)
61.1% Good
Lighting 197
Reflection 171
Parallax 174
58% 181 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 165
Splatting 146
63% 149 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 67%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
BA HFS512GD9TNG-62A0A 512GB
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001E00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 591 606 613 618 617 618 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
163% Outstanding
Read 995
Write 878
Mixed 1,023
SusWrite 610
197% 877 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 59.1
197% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 747
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 645
454% 584 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 163%
Great: 174%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNCLGALAR-NUD 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
64.9% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 20
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 20.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 77%
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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 6,030 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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