Microsoft Surface Pro 6

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.07% 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 Drive138% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 88% 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
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 6  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 6
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 18 '20 at 23:10
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%
CPU Throttled 88%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8250U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Memory 67
1-Core 56.7
2-Core 103
48% 75.6 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 397
38% 302 Pts
64-Core 407
27% 407 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Microsoft(1414 0026) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6471
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
5.07% Terrible
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 6.3
Parallax 5.6
5% 6.1 fps
MRender 7.7
Gravity 5.8
Splatting 8.9
5% 7.47 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.07%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 287 300 297 301 297 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Read 798
Write 713
Mixed 487
SusWrite 305
129% 576 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 60.4
197% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 860
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 533
409% 571 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 138%
Great: 142%
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 (51st percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 23
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 19.2
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 80%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Pro 6 Builds (Compare 2,558 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 6

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