Microsoft Surface Book

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 50.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics5.58% 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 Drive405% 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.
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.
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  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 14 '19 at 16:38
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
50.1% Above average
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 175
63% 133 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 238
32% 237 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Microsoft(1414 0014) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6293
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
5.58% Terrible
Lighting 19.6
Reflection 23.2
Parallax 19.6
5% 20.8 fps
MRender 17.8
Gravity 17.5
Splatting 28.8
6% 21.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.58%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV128HCGR-000MV 128GB
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 29 35 35 35 36 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
405% Outstanding
Read 4,461
Write 37.5
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 33.4
239% 1,152 MB/s
4K Read 555
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 5.2
849% 188 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 405%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 20.4
64% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 19.6
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 97.8
41% 97.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 63%
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 Builds (Compare 5,339 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Book

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