Microsoft Surface Laptop

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 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 53.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics5.88% 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 Drive67.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 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
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 02 '18 at 16:39
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
53.2% Above average
1-Core 95.4
2-Core 172
64% 133 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 256
35% 256 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0025) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4749
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
5.88% Terrible
Lighting 20.4
Reflection 24.6
Parallax 19
5% 21.3 fps
MRender 19.8
Gravity 18.1
Splatting 32.1
7% 23.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.88%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Thnsn0256gtya TOSHIBA 256GB
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0AMS0102
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 578
Write 228
Mixed 328
83% 378 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 10.8
79% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 15.4
53% 116 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNBLTBLAR-NUD 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
66.8% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 21.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 80.4
50% 80.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 68%
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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 1,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop

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