Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 65%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.38% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive160% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 90% 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
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 30 '20 at 02:17
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8650U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
65% Good
Memory 66
1-Core 102
2-Core 211
71% 127 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 491
54% 419 Pts
64-Core 470
32% 470 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 65%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Microsoft(1414 0028) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7639
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
4.38% Terrible
Lighting 5.2
Reflection 63.3
Parallax 6.31
4% 25 fps
MRender 9.9
Gravity 4.83
Splatting 11
5% 8.58 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.38%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW1T0HMLH-000MU 1TB
917GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY74M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 711 777 658 727 782 767 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Read 779
Write 859
Mixed 390
SusWrite 737
156% 691 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 48.6
177% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 940
DQ Write 373
DQ Mixed 648
482% 654 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 160%
Great: 186%
SDXC Card 394GB
367GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 82 76 82 82 82 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
40% Average
Read 81.2
Write 75
Mixed 53
SusWrite 80.2
97% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 3.9
259% 4.47 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 40%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNCLGALAR-NUD 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 17.9
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 80%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Book 2 Builds (Compare 6,054 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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