Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (10th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 90 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.41% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
23 months ago, 23 months ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2496 x 1664 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190912
Uptime8.2 Days
Run DateOct 22 '19 at 23:50
Run Duration68 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing way below expectations (10th 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 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
40.3% Average
Memory 39.5
1-Core 62.9
2-Core 119
42% 73.8 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 401
39% 311 Pts
64-Core 461
31% 461 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 72%
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
Relative performance (0th percentile)
2.41% Terrible
Lighting 2.93
Reflection 2.96
Parallax 3.97
2% 3.29 fps
MRender 2.95
Gravity 3.07
Splatting 3.43
2% 3.15 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 2.41%
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 below expectations (6th percentile)
26.2% Poor
MC Read 7.5
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 12.5
26% 9.13 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 10.5
25% 8.67 GB/s
Latency 205
20% 205 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 26.2%
Great: 68%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Laptop 3 Builds (Compare 864 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

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