Microsoft Surface Laptop

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 18%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 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 10.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics2.43% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive49.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop
Memory6.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2256 x 1504 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime7.7 Days
Run DateSep 20 '19 at 07:00
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7660U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
10.2% Very poor
1-Core 15
2-Core 37.7
12% 26.4 Pts
4-Core 53.7
8-Core 80.7
9% 67.2 Pts
64-Core 84.8
6% 84.8 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Iris Plus 640 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0025) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6293
Relative performance (0th percentile)
2.43% Terrible
Lighting 7.3
Reflection 7.3
Parallax 7.9
2% 7.5 fps
MRender 6.7
Gravity 8.9
Splatting 7.8
2% 7.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 2.43%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Microsoft Storage Space Device 1TB
843GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 201 154 129 193 315 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
49.4% Average
Read 538
Write 360
Mixed 294
SusWrite 199
77% 348 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 15
4K Mixed 13.1
42% 13.1 MB/s
DQ Read 71.4
DQ Write 46.2
DQ Mixed 74.1
51% 63.9 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
38.9% Below average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 12.2
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 5
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 7.7
22% 7.53 GB/s
Latency 233
17% 233 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Laptop Builds (Compare 1,435 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop

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Intel Core i7-9700K $360AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $58SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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