Microsoft Surface Go

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 25.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics4.22% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (67%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Go  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Go
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1800 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190624
Uptime9.4 Days
Run DateMay 21 '20 at 09:30
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 67%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 below expectations (6th percentile)
25.7% Poor
Memory 34.8
1-Core 32.8
2-Core 63.3
27% 43.6 Pts
4-Core 98
8-Core 90.7
13% 94.3 Pts
64-Core 111
7% 111 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 25.7%
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 (74th percentile)
4.22% Terrible
Lighting 5.43
Reflection 7.08
Parallax 4.97
4% 5.83 fps
MRender 5.86
Gravity 4.73
Splatting 11.3
4% 7.28 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.22%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg30zpz128g TOSHIBA 128GB
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADMS0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 255 306 273 310 308 MB/s
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
46.5% Average
Read 266
Write 248
Mixed 263
SusWrite 280
60% 264 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 16.3
4K Mixed 13.8
43% 13.6 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 56.9
DQ Mixed 102
80% 115 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNCPTALBR-NUD 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
42.1% Average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 16.3
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 4.8
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 3.3
16% 5.5 GB/s
Latency 228
18% 228 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 65%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Go Builds (Compare 605 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Go

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