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 below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 46.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.41% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3
Memory2.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2496 x 1664 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201014
Uptime7.8 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 09:53
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User BHR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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 2.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
46.4% Average
Memory 49.8
1-Core 56.6
2-Core 91.6
41% 66 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 404
40% 318 Pts
64-Core 402
27% 402 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.4%
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
Relative performance (0th percentile)
2.41% Terrible
Lighting 2.9
Reflection 2.8
Parallax 4.1
2% 3.27 fps
MRender 3
Gravity 3.1
Splatting 2.3
2% 2.8 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 2.41%
Great: 14%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFM256GDGTNG-87A0A 256GB
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80041C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 344 352 347 355 353 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA851S6CJR6N-UH 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
31.4% Below average
MC Read 7.8
MC Write 7.2
MC Mixed 17.4
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 12.2
SC Mixed 12
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 162
25% 162 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 68%

 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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