Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

Performance Results

Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 51%
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 47.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics10.4% 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 Drive103% 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 (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop 4  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop 4
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display2496 x 1664 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201204
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 23:10
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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 (12th percentile)
47.7% Average
Memory 49.8
1-Core 62.9
2-Core 126
46% 79.5 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 466
44% 355 Pts
64-Core 710
48% 710 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 47.7%
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 (29th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
Lighting 9.2
Reflection 19.1
Parallax 26.1
7% 18.1 fps
MRender 12.3
Gravity 18
Splatting 21
14% 17.1 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 18%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
438GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11001C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 506 492 493 541 528 502 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 495
Mixed 456
SusWrite 510
111% 493 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 60.1
4K Mixed 30.1
123% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 483
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 366
259% 337 MB/s
Poor: 103%
This bench: 103%
Great: 159%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
2 of 2 slots used
16GB LPDDR4 clocked @ 4266 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
65% Good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 24.1
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 20.3
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 161
25% 161 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65%
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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