Microsoft Surface Laptop

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.7% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive57.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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.
Run History
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2256 x 1504 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181207
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 14 '19 at 17:23
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Memory 75.8
1-Core 92.4
2-Core 166
66% 111 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 252
35% 254 Pts
64-Core 253
17% 253 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0025) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6293
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
5.7% Terrible
Lighting 21.3
Reflection 26.3
Parallax 21.5
6% 23 fps
MRender 20.3
Gravity 19.2
Splatting 32.5
6% 24 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.7%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Thnsn0256gtya TOSHIBA 256GB
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0AMS0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 179 185 196 190 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 319
Write 223
Mixed 110
SusWrite 185
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 14
84% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 96.5
99% 167 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
66% Good
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 21.7
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 19.9
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 88.6
45% 88.6 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 66%
Great: 71%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Surface Laptop Builds (Compare 1,904 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop

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