Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 19%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics9.35% 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 Drive133% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). 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
Memory1.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:09
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 119
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 394
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 578
MC Mixed 518
79% 528 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Microsoft(1414 0027) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
9.35% Terrible
Lighting 23.6
Reflection 63.9
Parallax 23.9
7% 37.1 fps
MRender 22.9
Gravity 21.3
Splatting 37.1
11% 27.1 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.35%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW256HEHP-000MV 256GB
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB72M0Q
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 1,492
Write 319
Mixed 479
165% 763 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 26.7
141% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 124
134% 220 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 133%
Great: 144%
WD My Passport 25E1 1TB
223GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
34.9% Below average
Read 77.7
Write 91.3
Mixed 77.2
108% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.2
48% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
61.5% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 18.8
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 19.3
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 81%
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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 3,234 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 17%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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