Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.99% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive155% 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 (23%). 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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 2
Memory5.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime13.1 Days
Run DateJan 26 '18 at 21:45
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8650U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
63.1% Good
1-Core 103
2-Core 200
72% 152 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 446
50% 384 Pts
64-Core 462
31% 462 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 78%
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. 23.20.16.4901
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
4.99% Terrible
Lighting 20.6
Reflection 160
Parallax 22.6
5% 67.9 fps
MRender 12.6
Gravity 18.3
Splatting 30.8
5% 20.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.99%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW1T0HMLH-000MU 1TB
787GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY74M0Q
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 1,419
Write 1,155
Mixed 1,201
280% 1,258 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 16.4
90% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 50.2
DQ Mixed 13.7
17% 30.2 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 155%
Great: 178%
Generic- SD Card 256GB
92GB free, PID 090c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
46% Average
Read 92.7
Write 74
Mixed 60.7
93% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 4.51
4K Mixed 2.48
279% 5.99 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 46%
Great: 46%
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 below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
53.8% Above average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.1
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 15.3
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 156
26% 156 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 80%
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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 8,490 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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