Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.4% 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 Drive91.8% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3
Memory7.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2496 x 1664 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200709
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateSep 21 '20 at 17:08
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3750U Vega Mobile Gfx
FP5, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Memory 55.8
1-Core 40.4
2-Core 134
44% 76.6 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 446
49% 379 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX Vega11 Graphics
Microsoft(1414 0034) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.20.59.03
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
5.4% Terrible
Lighting 7.73
Reflection 15.7
Parallax 7.25
6% 10.2 fps
MRender 6.33
Gravity 5.27
Splatting 8.83
4% 6.81 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.4%
Great: 15%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFM512GDGTNG-87A0A 512GB
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80041C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 450 456 466 466 466 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 406
Mixed 351
SusWrite 452
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 39.1
4K Mixed 26.5
89% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 644
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 465
325% 421 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 152%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMAA1GS6CMR6N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67.9% Good
MC Read 26
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 24.1
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 18
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 141
28% 141 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Laptop 3 Builds (Compare 904 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

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