Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics13.7% 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.
Run History
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2496 x 1664 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201014
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 07 '21 at 21:07
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 Microsoft Surface Edition
FP5, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
69.4% Good
Memory 66.8
1-Core 108
2-Core 217
73% 131 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 580
62% 484 Pts
64-Core 559
38% 559 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon Vega 9 Graphics
Microsoft(1414 0034) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.20.63.01
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
13.7% Very poor
Lighting 16.6
Reflection 13.9
Parallax 23.5
13% 18 fps
MRender 11.4
Gravity 18.6
Splatting 14.4
14% 14.8 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 13.7%
Great: 14%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFM256GDGTNG-87A0A 256GB
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80041C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 378 374 374 375 369 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1G44AB0-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67.4% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 21.2
66% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 23
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 75%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Laptop 3 Builds (Compare 799 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

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