Microsoft Surface Laptop

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.73% 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 Drive46.1% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2256 x 1504 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 21:35
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
45.9% Average
Memory 77.3
1-Core 86.2
2-Core 87.3
56% 83.6 Pts
4-Core 86.7
8-Core 90.5
12% 88.6 Pts
64-Core 86.6
6% 86.6 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 45.9%
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)
5.73% Terrible
Lighting 21.3
Reflection 25.6
Parallax 21.3
6% 22.7 fps
MRender 20.9
Gravity 19.2
Splatting 32.7
6% 24.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.73%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Thnsn0256gtya TOSHIBA 256GB
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0AMS0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 159 123 144 124 135 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 291
Write 200
Mixed 101
SusWrite 138
40% 183 MB/s
4K Read 8.5
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 11.2
60% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 83.8
90% 154 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 46.1%
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 below expectations (26th percentile)
54.5% Above average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 19
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 17
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 85.7
47% 85.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 77%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Laptop Builds (Compare 414 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop

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