Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive193% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181002
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 23 '19 at 13:19
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
79.2% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 400
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 472
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 498
76% 506 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Microsoft(1414 0024) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.3086
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
61% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 168
Parallax 186
58% 181 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 164
Splatting 147
63% 149 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
BA HFS001TD9TNG-62A0A 1TB
890GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001E00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 773 872 961 1006 1015 1027 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 1,112
Write 1,016
Mixed 1,093
SusWrite 942
234% 1,041 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 60.5
201% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 858
DQ Write 425
DQ Mixed 738
522% 674 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 193%
Great: 209%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
56.9% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 17.2
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 18.2
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 98.6
41% 98.6 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56.9%
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 6,045 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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