Microsoft Surface Book

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 57.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.66% 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 Drive86.1% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
CPU throttled at 92% 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  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date
Uptime7.8 Days
Run DateJul 28 '20 at 17:23
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU0%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-6600U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Memory 67.3
1-Core 86.4
2-Core 186
63% 113 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 278
37% 279 Pts
64-Core 265
16% 265 Pts
Poor: 18%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Microsoft(1414 0014) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6293
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
5.66% Terrible
Lighting 5.73
Reflection 22.6
Parallax 6.09
5% 11.5 fps
MRender 6.95
Gravity 5.9
Splatting 13.2
8% 8.68 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.66%
Great: 5%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57MS4109 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 323 215 202 189 199 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 559
Write 554
Mixed 432
SusWrite 251
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 39.7
115% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 92.8
116% 209 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 207%
Intenso Speed Line USB 3.0 16GB-$13
12GB free, PID 5100
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 27 28 28 29 29 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
23% Poor
Read 101
Write 34
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 27.3
56% 49.5 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
30% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 23%
Great: 23%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Samsung 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 20.9
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 20
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Book Builds (Compare 1,590 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Book

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