Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 36.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics9.86% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive109% 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.
Very high background CPU (66%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 4  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 4
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170224
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 22:55
Run Duration232 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU 66%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6650U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
36.5% Below average
SC Int 71.3
SC Float 76.6
SC Mixed 74.9
59% 74.3 Pts
QC Int 159
QC Float 163
QC Mixed 149
36% 157 Pts
MC Int 155
MC Float 175
MC Mixed 164
25% 165 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Iris 540 (Mobile Skylake)
Microsoft(1414 0015) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4463
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
9.86% Terrible
Lighting 31.5
Reflection 27.6
Parallax 33.7
10% 30.9 fps
MRender 15
Gravity 18.5
Splatting 28
9% 20.5 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.86%
Great: 12%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
195GB free
Firmware: 5M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 1,233
Write 296
Mixed 453
143% 661 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 19.2
114% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 96.5
97% 159 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 109%
Great: 122%
Sony Storage Media 4GB
4GB free, PID 05ba
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
6.68% Terrible
Read 26.8
Write 6.62
Mixed 9.19
14% 14.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.61
4K Write 0.008
4K Mixed 0.01
21% 1.88 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.68%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
66.4% Good
MC Read 21
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 19.5
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 10.4
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 160
25% 160 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Pro 4 Builds (Compare 1,954 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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