Microsoft Surface Book

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
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 49.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.3% 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 Drive80.7% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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 Book  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Book
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3000 x 2000 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 05 '21 at 02:42
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
CPU Throttled 92%

 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 i7-6600U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
49.8% Average
Memory 56.3
1-Core 99.1
2-Core 169
62% 108 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 235
34% 245 Pts
64-Core 251
17% 251 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Microsoft(1414 0014) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6293
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
5.3% Terrible
Lighting 5.7
Reflection 35
Parallax 5.9
5% 15.5 fps
MRender 6.6
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 10.5
6% 8.27 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 5.3%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5512GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57MS4109 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 322 292 313 458 607 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 532
Write 124
Mixed 498
SusWrite 385
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 25.6
4K Mixed 19.3
67% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 505
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 258
214% 316 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 228%
SDXC Card 128GB
57GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 77 81 78 81 83 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
43.3% Average
Read 76.7
Write 63.5
Mixed 51.4
SusWrite 79.1
91% 67.7 MB/s
4K Read 8.8
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 5.3
356% 6.1 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
52.4% Above average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 16.6
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 13.7
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 139
29% 139 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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System: Microsoft Surface Book

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