Microsoft Surface Go

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 46.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.11% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.2% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Go  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Go
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1800 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190624
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateNov 20 '19 at 09:47
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
46.1% Average
Memory 71.6
1-Core 44.2
2-Core 65.1
42% 60.3 Pts
4-Core 123
8-Core 119
16% 121 Pts
64-Core 126
8% 126 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 615 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Quanta(152D 1182) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6287
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
4.11% Terrible
Lighting 13.7
Reflection 17
Parallax 15.4
4% 15.4 fps
MRender 15.5
Gravity 13.7
Splatting 23.1
4% 17.4 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.11%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg30zpz128g TOSHIBA 128GB
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADMS0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 106 80 63 73 68 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 456
Write 405
Mixed 337
SusWrite 110
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 31.1
4K Mixed 22.6
93% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 98.3
DQ Mixed 229
162% 212 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung K3QF4F40BM-AGCF 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
57.3% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 21.1
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 12.7
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 97.7
41% 97.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Go Builds (Compare 1,051 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Go

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