Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

Performance Results

Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop 46%
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.06% 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 Drive89.4% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3
Memory20.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2496 x 1664 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200914
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '21 at 16:29
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 Microsoft Surface Edition
FP5, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
41.1% Average
Memory 45.9
1-Core 80.3
2-Core 122
49% 82.9 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 253
30% 227 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX Vega11 Graphics
Microsoft(1414 0034) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver:
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
5.06% Terrible
Lighting 5.5
Reflection 5.8
Parallax 10
4% 7.1 fps
MRender 3.5
Gravity 7.8
Splatting 8.3
6% 6.53 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.06%
Great: 15%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ9LQ1T0HALB-00000 1TB
522GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXV72M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 515 464 592 640 645 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 421
Write 600
Mixed 542
SusWrite 543
120% 526 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 38.5
4K Mixed 27.2
91% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 298
208% 266 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 203%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2G44AM0-CTD 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
66% Good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 24
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 14.7
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 177
23% 177 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 66%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Laptop 3 Builds (Compare 858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 18%
Desktop 72%
Workstation 16%

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

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