Microsoft Surface Laptop

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 42.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.97% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 62% 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
Memory1.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2256 x 1504 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181207
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 31 '19 at 09:58
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%
CPU Throttled 62%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core m3-7Y30
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
42.1% Average
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 140
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 198
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 615 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0025) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6293
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
4.97% Terrible
Lighting 18.1
Reflection 22.9
Parallax 21.2
5% 20.7 fps
MRender 18.9
Gravity 16.4
Splatting 0.1
5% 11.8 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.97%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDPEBKF128G7 128GB
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PBF114N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 104 78 112 53 62 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 438
Write 334
Mixed 332
SusWrite 91.8
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 35.5
112% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 20.9
46% 95 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
58.3% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 18
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 17.1
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 83.8
48% 83.8 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 64%
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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 1,441 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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