Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 43.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.6% 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 Drive96.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 2
Memory1.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190821
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateNov 16 '19 at 20:53
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
43.8% Average
1-Core 94.5
2-Core 180
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 181
22% 168 Pts
64-Core 243
16% 243 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0027) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6472
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
5.6% Terrible
Lighting 22.4
Reflection 25.5
Parallax 20.6
6% 22.8 fps
MRender 16.7
Gravity 19.8
Splatting 34.4
6% 23.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.6%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
BA HFS256GD9TNG-62A0A 256GB
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001E00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 312 309 300 288 267 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 705
Write 542
Mixed 868
SusWrite 297
136% 603 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 49.2
4K Mixed 43.9
108% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 407
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 282
223% 315 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 143%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNBJTALAR-NUD 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 21.1
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 19
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 137
29% 137 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 81%
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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 2 Builds (Compare 8,951 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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