Microsoft Surface Go

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 23.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics3.74% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (77%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Go  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Go
Memory0.5 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1800 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201222
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 03 '21 at 14:08
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User TWN-User
Background CPU 77%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
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)
23.8% Poor
Memory 31.2
1-Core 23.3
2-Core 50.1
21% 34.9 Pts
4-Core 93.8
8-Core 103
13% 98.2 Pts
64-Core 102
6% 102 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 23.8%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Intel HD 615 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Quanta(152D 1182) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8682
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
3.74% Terrible
Lighting 4.1
Reflection 2.3
Parallax 4.2
3% 3.53 fps
MRender 4.3
Gravity 4.4
Splatting 7.1
4% 5.27 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.74%
Great: 5%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Hynix H9CCNNNBKTALBR-NTD 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
38.6% Below average
MC Read 13
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 13.9
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 5.2
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 8.6
26% 9.03 GB/s
Latency 248
16% 248 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 55%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Go Builds (Compare 314 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Go

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