Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Gaming 23%
Desktop 59%
Workstation 18%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (13th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 87 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 44.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics41.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive93% 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.
CPU throttled at 90% 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
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 2
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 02:15
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8650U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
44.9% Average
Memory 65.5
1-Core 66.3
2-Core 92.4
48% 74.7 Pts
4-Core 133
8-Core 191
21% 162 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Microsoft(1414 0024) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver.
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
41.7% Average
Lighting 46
Reflection 67.1
Parallax 57.9
37% 57 fps
MRender 62.9
Gravity 57.3
Splatting 59
47% 59.7 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAMS4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 127 148 181 195 185 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 1,033
Write 142
Mixed 225
SusWrite 139
83% 385 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 29.3
109% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 240
172% 225 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 93%
Great: 188%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
51.2% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 17.6
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 13.5
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 113
36% 113 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 36: 4R 2G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
36% 28% 57 202 121 60 15" 1620 1080 LGD0554
History: Score 33: 3R 3G 9B | Score 36: 4R 2G 10B
Typical Surface Book 2 Builds (Compare 6,807 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop 62%
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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