Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 43.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.54% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170426
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 04:02
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i5-4300U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
43.8% Average
SC Int 80.3
SC Float 79.2
SC Mixed 77.6
63% 79 Pts
QC Int 185
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 200
44% 196 Pts
MC Int 190
MC Float 203
MC Mixed 199
30% 197 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Microsoft(1414 0005) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4568
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
4.54% Terrible
Lighting 11.2
Reflection 15.9
Parallax 18
4% 15 fps
MRender 14.2
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 15.8
5% 12.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.54%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZMTE256HMHP-000MV 256GB
161GB free
Firmware: EXT41M0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
46% Average
Read 466
Write 196
Mixed 251
67% 304 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 32.9
4K Mixed 6.79
49% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 13.3
DQ Write 46.8
DQ Mixed 6.42
12% 22.2 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
52% Above average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 16.6
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 16.5
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 89.9
44% 89.9 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 52%
Great: 59%
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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 3 Builds (Compare 1,651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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