Microsoft Surface Go

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 45.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.03% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
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 Date20200617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 07:59
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 (98th percentile)
45.8% Average
Memory 70.3
1-Core 41.8
2-Core 95.6
44% 69.2 Pts
4-Core 126
8-Core 126
17% 126 Pts
64-Core 127
8% 127 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 45.8%
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. 26.20.100.7637
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
4.03% Terrible
Lighting 4.8
Reflection 4.2
Parallax 5.5
4% 4.83 fps
MRender 6.6
Gravity 4.9
Splatting 8.1
4% 6.53 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.03%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg30zpz128g TOSHIBA 128GB
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADMS0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 223 393 195 122 117 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 499
Write 413
Mixed 444
SusWrite 240
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 37.5
129% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 238
171% 226 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 84.4%
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 above expectations (77th percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 21.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 14.2
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 59.7%
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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