Microsoft Surface Laptop

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.14% 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.
Boot Drive67.9% 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 (66%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2256 x 1504 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 03 '19 at 22:24
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 66%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7660U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
43.6% Average
1-Core 55.7
2-Core 186
52% 121 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 250
34% 250 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Iris Plus 640 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0025) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6293
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
7.14% Terrible
Lighting 23.9
Reflection 21.9
Parallax 28
6% 24.6 fps
MRender 20.9
Gravity 25.6
Splatting 0.1
7% 15.5 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.14%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg30zpz256g TOSHIBA 256GB
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADMS0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 322 281 321 407 388 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 389
Write 292
Mixed 322
SusWrite 343
76% 336 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 13.6
4K Mixed 12.8
56% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 534
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 203
182% 286 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
79.4% Very good
MC Read 23
MC Write 47.3
MC Mixed 20.8
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 17.6
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 114
35% 114 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 79%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,444 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop

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