Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

Performance Results

Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 48%
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (13th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 87 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 42.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics11.1% 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 Drive89.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 (61%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop 4  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop 4
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display2496 x 1664 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201204
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '21 at 01:24
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 61%

 PC Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 Microsoft Surface Edition
FP6, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
42.4% Average
Memory 45.1
1-Core 63.6
2-Core 117
44% 75.2 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 383
37% 298 Pts
64-Core 703
47% 703 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 8 4000 (iGPU)
Microsoft(1414 0051) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver:
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
11.1% Very poor
Lighting 9.2
Reflection 17.9
Parallax 29.8
7% 19 fps
MRender 10.7
Gravity 20.5
Splatting 20.9
15% 17.4 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 11.1%
Great: 18%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ9LQ512HALU-00000 512GB
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXV72M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 501 490 460 418 422 427 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 517
Write 542
Mixed 469
SusWrite 453
112% 495 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 35.5
4K Mixed 28
88% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 451
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 373
257% 326 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 160%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
2 of 2 slots used
16GB LPDDR4 clocked @ 4266 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
63.9% Good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 20.3
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 180
22% 180 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Laptop 4 Builds (Compare 193 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 16%

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

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