Microsoft Surface Book 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.56% 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 Drive142% 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.
Very high background CPU (99%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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
Memory6.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3240 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date
Uptime7.3 Days
Run DateMay 25 '21 at 23:53
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 99%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8650U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Memory 76.6
1-Core 39
2-Core 97.1
46% 70.9 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 449
42% 339 Pts
64-Core 450
30% 450 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 76%
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. 26.20.100.7639
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
5.56% Terrible
Lighting 6.6
Reflection 67
Parallax 8
5% 27.2 fps
MRender 8.7
Gravity 6.9
Splatting 10.4
6% 8.67 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.56%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLW1T0HMLH-000MU 1TB
844GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY74M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 576 657 608 662 806 759 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Read 823
Write 723
Mixed 386
SusWrite 678
146% 653 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 41.2
144% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 694
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 559
405% 534 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 142%
Great: 184%
SDHC Card 32GB
15GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.1 5 5.1 5.1 4.9 5.3 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
5.23% Terrible
Read 22.2
Write 5.3
Mixed 7
SusWrite 5.1
11% 9.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
14% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.23%
Great: 30%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
54.8% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.7
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 13.5
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 87.1
46% 87.1 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Book 2 Builds (Compare 5,711 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

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