Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 77.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics30% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181002
Uptime17.9 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 16:19
Run Duration59 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
77.3% Very good
SC Int 91.5
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 116
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 377
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 530
MC Mixed 483
73% 491 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 (Mobile)
Microsoft(1414 0024) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.9140
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
30% Below average
Lighting 98.6
Reflection 64.4
Parallax 90.9
30% 84.6 fps
MRender 66.4
Gravity 90.5
Splatting 50
30% 69 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 30%
Great: 33%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
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 (73rd percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 20
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 20.4
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 93.8
43% 93.8 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 63.2%
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 5,683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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