Microsoft Surface Laptop Go

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 47.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics6.79% 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.
CPU throttled at 83% 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.
Run History
28 days ago, 28 days ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop Go  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop Go
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display1536 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200723
Uptime5 Days
Run DateOct 26 '20 at 22:07
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 83%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-1035G1
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.2 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
47.9% Average
Memory 49
1-Core 105
2-Core 179
62% 111 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 319
38% 290 Pts
64-Core 319
21% 319 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD G1
Microsoft(1414 0047) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8280
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
6.79% Terrible
Lighting 8
Reflection 10
Parallax 9.69
7% 9.24 fps
MRender 12.3
Gravity 8.67
Splatting 17.4
8% 12.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.79%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFM128GDGTNG-87A0A 128GB
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80041C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 200 182 182 182 183 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9HCNNNBKMALHR-NEE 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR4 clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 42.1
MC Write 46.4
MC Mixed 37.7
120% 42.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 32.1
SC Mixed 23.2
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 164
24% 164 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Laptop Go Builds (Compare 1 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop Go

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