Microsoft Surface Laptop

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 42.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.19% 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.
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.
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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2256 x 1504 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181207
Uptime15.2 Days
Run DateJun 02 '19 at 01:23
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
42.7% Average
1-Core 91.8
2-Core 175
63% 133 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 257
35% 257 Pts
64-Core 258
17% 258 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0025) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6293
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
6.19% Terrible
Lighting 21.2
Reflection 26.1
Parallax 21.4
6% 22.9 fps
MRender 21.8
Gravity 19.2
Splatting 32.4
7% 24.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.19%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 437
Write 462
Mixed 245
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 55.3
182% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 520
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 453
321% 414 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 140%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
66.3% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 21.9
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 18.9
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 91.2
44% 91.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Laptop Builds (Compare 1,330 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop

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