Microsoft Surface Book

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 43.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.42% 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 Drive56.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (91%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 92% 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 02:56
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 91%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6600U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
43.5% Average
Memory 61.2
1-Core 47.2
2-Core 104
44% 70.7 Pts
4-Core 142
8-Core 196
22% 169 Pts
64-Core 134
9% 134 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 65%
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 above expectations (80th percentile)
5.42% Terrible
Lighting 21.1
Reflection 22.4
Parallax 20.5
6% 21.3 fps
MRender 16.1
Gravity 19.2
Splatting 32.2
5% 22.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.42%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV256HCHP-000MV 256GB
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 246 246 247 226 228 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 291
Write 265
Mixed 142
SusWrite 238
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 16.2
54% 19.5 MB/s
DQ Read 455
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 302
224% 305 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 138%
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 below expectations (14th percentile)
51% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 19.2
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 10.2
SC Mixed 10
26% 9.13 GB/s
Latency 124
32% 124 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51%
Great: 74%
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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 6,546 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book

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