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 (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.57% 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.
CPU throttled at 80% 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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3
Memory7.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display2256 x 1504 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210430
Uptime7 Days
Run DateJan 03 '22 at 19:27
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 80%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-1035G7
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
73% Very good
Memory 70.8
1-Core 98.4
2-Core 228
73% 132 Pts
4-Core 405
8-Core 582
64% 494 Pts
64-Core 582
39% 582 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 73%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Iris Plus G7
Microsoft(1414 0035) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9621
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
6.57% Terrible
Lighting 15.1
Reflection 12.5
Parallax 16.3
12% 14.6 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.57%
Great: 14%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFM256GDGTNG-87A0A 256GB
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80041C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 221 177 162 161 157 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 19% Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung K4UBE3D4AA-MGCL 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR4 4267 MHz clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing below potential (89th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
117% Outstanding
MC Read 46.5
MC Write 48
MC Mixed 40.9
129% 45.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 24.9
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 99.6
40% 99.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 117%
Great: 119%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 1 1 60 13.5" 1280 720 SHP14B3 LQ135P1JX51
Typical Surface Laptop 3 Builds (Compare 1,103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

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