Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 27.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics3.16% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive94.3% 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.
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 (73%). 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
SystemMicrosoft Surface Book 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book 2
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181002
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateJun 17 '19 at 04:06
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 73%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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 1.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
27.9% Poor
1-Core 71.1
2-Core 139
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 289
26% 216 Pts
64-Core 301
20% 301 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.9%
Great: 73%
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. 24.20.100.6293
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
3.16% Terrible
Lighting 10.8
Reflection 62.7
Parallax 11.6
3% 28.4 fps
MRender 10.6
Gravity 10.4
Splatting 15.5
4% 12.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.16%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW256HEHP-000MV 256GB
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB72M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 149 147 135 129 135 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 1,061
Write 230
Mixed 238
SusWrite 144
90% 419 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 57.1
4K Mixed 27.4
108% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 283
195% 247 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 138%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNBJTALAR-NUD 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
59.3% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 18.2
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 96.9
41% 96.9 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 72%
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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 7,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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