Microsoft Surface Book

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.41% 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 Drive73.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (31%). 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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date
Uptime13.2 Days
Run DateJul 27 '20 at 00:37
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU 31%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
47.9% Average
Memory 58.6
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 148
54% 93.7 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 217
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 47.9%
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 (82nd percentile)
5.41% Terrible
Lighting 20.5
Reflection 22.7
Parallax 20.1
5% 21.1 fps
MRender 18
Gravity 18.6
Splatting 31
5% 22.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.41%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV512HCJH-000MV 512GB
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 491 539 503 564 562 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 376
Write 540
Mixed 217
SusWrite 521
94% 414 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 12.9
4K Mixed 13.5
43% 13 MB/s
DQ Read 520
DQ Write 88.9
DQ Mixed 379
258% 329 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 165%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 20
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 17.3
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 132
30% 132 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Book Builds (Compare 1,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Book

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