Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive113% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 2
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 23:18
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-8650U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
44.9% Average
SC Int 90.2
SC Float 95.4
SC Mixed 86.5
72% 90.7 Pts
QC Int 189
QC Float 206
QC Mixed 183
44% 193 Pts
MC Int 277
MC Float 330
MC Mixed 295
45% 301 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Microsoft(1414 0028) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4840
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
6% Terrible
Lighting 15.6
Reflection 173
Parallax 15.9
5% 68.1 fps
MRender 13.6
Gravity 14.4
Splatting 23
7% 17 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW512HMJP-000MV 512GB
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY74M0Q
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 1,073
Write 607
Mixed 739
178% 806 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 19.2
105% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 32
DQ Write 68.1
DQ Mixed 18
23% 39.3 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 113%
Great: 156%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNCLGALAR-NUD 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
56.4% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.4
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.5
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 94.7
42% 94.7 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Book 2 Builds (Compare 2,917 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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