Microsoft Surface Laptop

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 44.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.15% 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.
Boot Drive40.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (64%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 96% 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  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop
Memory1.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2256 x 1504 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 22:21
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 64%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
44.1% Average
Memory 55.5
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 128
51% 86.9 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 218
26% 201 Pts
64-Core 231
14% 231 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0025) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8682
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
5.15% Terrible
Lighting 6.9
Reflection 4.4
Parallax 7.3
6% 6.2 fps
MRender 0.3
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 10.5
5% 5.83 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.15%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg30zpz256g TOSHIBA 256GB
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADMS0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 89 39 73 42 69 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 408
Write 97
Mixed 90.3
SusWrite 66.2
36% 165 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 11.4
4K Mixed 11.3
42% 12.3 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 68.6
DQ Mixed 106
91% 140 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
47.6% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 17.3
52% 18 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 10.7
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 142
28% 142 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 10: 0R 3G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
10% 11% 35 42 25 60 23.8" 1280 720 DEL415D DELL U2419H
Typical Surface Laptop Builds (Compare 363 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop

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