Microsoft Surface Book 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 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 45.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics9.09% 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.
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 (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 86% 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 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 3
Memory7.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.8 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210301
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 30 '21 at 14:51
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User KOR-User
Background CPU 45%
CPU Throttled 86%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-1065G7
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
45.9% Average
Memory 51.4
1-Core 95.7
2-Core 161
59% 103 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 260
33% 244 Pts
64-Core 284
19% 284 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Iris Plus G7
Microsoft(1414 0043) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
9.09% Terrible
Lighting 6.8
Reflection 11.1
Parallax 17.5
6% 11.8 fps
MRender 11.5
Gravity 17.3
Splatting 18.4
13% 15.7 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.09%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFM256GDGTNG-87A0A 256GB
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80041C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 134 93 93 93 90 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 92%
SDXC Card 512GB
266GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 71 70 72 71 70 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Read 79.9
Write 66.8
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 68.7
89% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 6.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 3.4
224% 4.1 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9HCNNNCPMALHR-NEE 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR4 4800 MHz clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
88.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 33.1
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 22.4
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 155
26% 155 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 119%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Book 3 Builds (Compare 1,675 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Book 3

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