Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 40.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.56% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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
Memory2.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181002
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 16 '19 at 11:06
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 42%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
40.6% Average
Memory 58.2
1-Core 81
2-Core 140
55% 93 Pts
4-Core 126
8-Core 193
20% 160 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0027) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6293
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
4.56% Terrible
Lighting 18.3
Reflection 18.7
Parallax 18.6
5% 18.5 fps
MRender 12.1
Gravity 16.6
Splatting 27.8
5% 18.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.56%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
BA HFS256GD9TNG-62A0A 256GB
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001E00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 138 143 133 142 136 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 503
Write 151
Mixed 189
SusWrite 141
54% 246 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 19.6
80% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 157
130% 190 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 145%
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 way below expectations (3rd percentile)
41.9% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 12.6
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 7.9
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 133
30% 133 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 77%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Book 2 Builds (Compare 11,193 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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