Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.46% 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 Drive109% 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.
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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 96% 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
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180207
Uptime33.5 Days
Run DateMay 19 '19 at 02:50
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i5-7300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
41.7% Average
SC Int 39.6
SC Float 41.9
SC Mixed 47.4
34% 43 Pts
QC Int 210
QC Float 246
QC Mixed 234
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 215
MC Float 223
MC Mixed 220
33% 219 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0027) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4840
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
7.46% Terrible
Lighting 19.3
Reflection 23.9
Parallax 19
6% 20.7 fps
MRender 17.5
Gravity 17.5
Splatting 29.2
9% 21.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.46%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW256HEHP-000MV 256GB
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB72M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 308 308 312 313 313 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 551
Write 315
Mixed 244
SusWrite 311
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 32.1
164% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 581
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 415
317% 436 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 109%
Great: 139%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNBJTALAR-NUD 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
59.6% Above average
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 20.9
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 13
37% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 107
38% 107 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 80%
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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 5,761 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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