Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
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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 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 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive174% 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
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181002
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 25 '19 at 22:13
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 435
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 616
MC Mixed 573
86% 575 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 86.4%
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 (55th percentile)
61.9% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 170
Parallax 178
59% 182 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 168
Splatting 148
64% 151 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW1T0HMLH-000MU 1TB
866GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY74M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 750 831 884 951 957 952 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
174% Outstanding
Read 740
Write 950
Mixed 480
SusWrite 888
173% 765 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 50.2
192% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 971
DQ Write 443
DQ Mixed 616
481% 676 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 174%
Great: 180%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
64% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 19.3
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 20.7
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64%
Great: 84%
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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 6,111 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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