Geekbench 4.0 benchmarks (higher is better)
|Device||CPU||Single core||Multi core|
|Surface Book 2 15||i7-8650U||5,036||14,237|
|Surface Book 2 13||i7-8650U||4,862||14,694|
|XPS 15 (9560)||i7-7700HQ||4,503||13,587|
|Razer Blade 2017||i7-7700HQ||4,277||13,597|
|Surface Laptop i7||i7-7660U||4,714||9,535|
|Surface Pro 2017||i7-7660U||4,513||9,346|
Geekbench 4.0 CUDA (higher is better)
|Razer Blade 2017||GTX 1060||138,758|
|Surface Book 2 15||GTX 1060||132,785|
|Surface Book 2 13||GTX 1050||75,665|
|XPS 15||GTX 1050||75,636|
|Surface Book||GTX 965M||59,945|
Geekbench 4.0 OpenCL (higher is better)
|Surface Book 2 15||GTX 1060||123,602|
|Surface Book 2 13||GTX 1050||72,677|
|Surface Book||GTX 965M||64,108|
|Surface Laptop i7||Iris 640||31,010|
|Surface Pro 2017||Iris 640||30,678|
CrystalDiskMark (higher is better)
|Surface Book 2 1TB||1,411 MB/s||1,202 MB/s|
|Surface Laptop i7||486 MB/s||244 MB/s|
|Surface Pro 2017||1,284 MB/s||963 MB/s|
|Surface Book 1TB||1,018 MB/s||967 MB/s|
|Surface Laptop i5||423 MB/s||237 MB/s|
Gears of War 4 UWP
|Laptop||Resolution||Graphics presets||V-Sync||Average frame rate|
|Surface Book 2 15"||Medium||1620 x 1080||Off||96 FPS|
|Surface Book 2 13"||Medium||1620 x 1080||Off||65 FPS|
|Surface Book P. Base||Medium||1620 x 1080||Off||47 FPS|
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