Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

Performance Results

Gaming 19%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 48%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics9.98% 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.
Boot Drive142% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 80% 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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3
Memory0.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display2256 x 1504 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191014
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateDec 13 '19 at 10:21
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU?14%
CPU Throttled?80%

?PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-1035G7
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
82% Excellent
1-Core 123
2-Core 258
89% 190 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 616
69% 532 Pts
64-Core 612
41% 612 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Iris Plus Graphics
Microsoft(1414 0035) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
9.98% Terrible
Lighting 51.3
Reflection 43.8
Parallax 39.1
14% 44.7 fps
MRender 20.2
Gravity 37.6
Splatting 46.8
10% 34.9 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.98%
Great: 15%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg40zns128g TOSHIBA MEMORY 128GB
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AEMS0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 649 555 495 216 213 214 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
142% Outstanding
Read 598
Write 761
Mixed 700
SusWrite 390
138% 612 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 62.8
213% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 843
DQ Write 398
DQ Mixed 479
393% 573 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 142%
Great: 150%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
988GB free
Firmware: 0710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 130 131 130 130 91 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 102
Write 128
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 124
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
92% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung K4U6E3S4AA-MGCL 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR4 4267 MHz clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing below potential (60th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
111% Outstanding
MC Read 45.1
MC Write 45.5
MC Mixed 37.3
122% 42.6 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 37.2
SC Mixed 24.4
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 118
34% 118 ns
Poor: 91%
This bench: 111%
Great: 116%
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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 3 Builds (Compare 163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 20%
Desktop 76%
Workstation 43%
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System: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

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