Microsoft Surface Pro 6

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 44.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.95% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive35.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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 (59%). 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
5 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 6  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 6
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 11 '21 at 08:20
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 59%
CPU Throttled 88%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 2.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
44.8% Average
Memory 57.7
1-Core 63.5
2-Core 117
48% 79.5 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 247
27% 210 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 44.8%
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. 27.20.100.8681
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
3.95% Terrible
Lighting 4.6
Reflection 3.3
Parallax 5.2
4% 4.37 fps
MRender 7.9
Gravity 4.8
Splatting 0.2
4% 4.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.95%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg30zpz128g TOSHIBA 128GB
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADMS0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 33 20 25 23 23 MB/s
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
35.5% Below average
Read 270
Write 90.9
Mixed 136
SusWrite 32.9
29% 132 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 29.5
4K Mixed 14.8
55% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 75.2
DQ Mixed 95.3
80% 120 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 79%
SDXC Card 128GB
53GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 22 5.9 18 13 26 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
17.4% Very poor
Read 76.6
Write 26.7
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 17.8
43% 38 MB/s
4K Read 3.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.8
58% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 45%
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 (2nd percentile)
36.8% Below average
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 12.5
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 3.8
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 9.8
21% 7.27 GB/s
Latency 134
30% 134 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 74%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Pro 6 Builds (Compare 2,522 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 6

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