Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics12.3% 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.
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.
Run History
22 months ago, 22 months ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2496 x 1664 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191015
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateNov 27 '19 at 13:01
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 Microsoft Surface Edition
FP5, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Memory 71.3
1-Core 109
2-Core 216
75% 132 Pts
4-Core 404
8-Core 545
62% 474 Pts
64-Core 550
37% 550 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon Vega 9 Graphics
Microsoft(1414 0034) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.20.27.05
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
12.3% Very poor
Lighting 14.8
Reflection 16.7
Parallax 20.4
12% 17.3 fps
MRender 12.5
Gravity 16.1
Splatting 21.2
13% 16.6 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.3%
Great: 14%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFM256GDGTNG-87A0A 256GB
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80041C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 361 361 364 363 360 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA851S6CJR6N-UH 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
66.4% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 21.7
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 22.9
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 98.4
41% 98.4 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 68%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Laptop 3 Builds (Compare 866 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

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