Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 71.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics24.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8650U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
71.2% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 201
76% 158 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 483
56% 430 Pts
64-Core 483
32% 483 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 79%
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 (58th percentile)
24.1% Poor
Lighting 98.6
Reflection 64.4
Parallax 90.9
25% 84.6 fps
MRender 66.4
Gravity 90.5
Splatting 50
23% 69 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 24.1%
Great: 26%
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 (62nd 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: 45%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Book 2 Builds (Compare 7,672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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