Microsoft Surface Book

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 54%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.75% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive111% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). 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
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date
Uptime19 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 02:40
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
54% Above average
Memory 67.7
1-Core 92.3
2-Core 171
64% 110 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 253
33% 242 Pts
64-Core 255
17% 255 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 54%
Great: 64%
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 (81st percentile)
4.75% Terrible
Lighting 17.1
Reflection 22.7
Parallax 17.5
4% 19.1 fps
MRender 16.1
Gravity 16.3
Splatting 27.4
5% 19.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.75%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV512HCJH-000MV 512GB
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 495 572 521 575 572 563 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 531
Write 580
Mixed 296
SusWrite 550
110% 489 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 29
125% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 613
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 477
338% 440 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 111%
Great: 165%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
62.4% Good
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 20.7
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 18.4
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 107
37% 107 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 62.4%
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 6,810 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book

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