Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics13% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2496 x 1664 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190912
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 02 '19 at 22:23
Run Duration60 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 Microsoft Surface Edition
FP5, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
66.2% Good
Memory 71.5
1-Core 109
2-Core 213
74% 131 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 545
55% 436 Pts
64-Core 541
36% 541 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon Vega 9 Graphics
Microsoft(1414 0034) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.20.27.03
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
13% Very poor
Lighting 45.8
Reflection 44.9
Parallax 66.1
12% 52.3 fps
MRender 26.8
Gravity 49.8
Splatting 49.4
13% 42 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 13%
Great: 14%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA851S6CJR6N-UH 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
67.7% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 21.8
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 21.7
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 97.9
41% 97.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Laptop 3 Builds (Compare 424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

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