Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 48.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.77% 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 Drive113% 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.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 96% 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
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 2
Memory2.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 30 '21 at 06:00
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 29%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
48.4% Average
Memory 60.1
1-Core 71.4
2-Core 161
56% 97.4 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 228
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0027) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8682
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
5.77% Terrible
Lighting 7.9
Reflection 4.1
Parallax 6.1
6% 6.03 fps
MRender 7.4
Gravity 6
Splatting 9.3
5% 7.57 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.77%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW256HEHP-000MV 256GB
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB72M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 211 244 233 231 224 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 810
Write 306
Mixed 306
SusWrite 236
91% 414 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 20.6
138% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 888
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 383
339% 526 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 113%
Great: 139%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNBJTALAR-NUD 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
60.9% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 21.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 17.9
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 127
31% 127 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Book 2 Builds (Compare 5,486 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 Book 2

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