Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 44.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.5% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive51.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
Memory2.4 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170426
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 11:59
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 way above expectations (90th percentile)
44.5% Average
SC Int 84.5
SC Float 85.4
SC Mixed 82.7
67% 84.2 Pts
QC Int 193
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 196
45% 198 Pts
MC Int 194
MC Float 204
MC Mixed 205
30% 201 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 44.5%
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 above expectations (74th percentile)
4.5% Terrible
Lighting 11.1
Reflection 15.1
Parallax 18.5
4% 14.9 fps
MRender 13.6
Gravity 6.6
Splatting 15.4
5% 11.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.5%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM851 mSATA 128GB
89GB free
Firmware: EXT41M0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 478
Write 121
Mixed 189
57% 263 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 54.3
4K Mixed 7.66
76% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 19.8
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 7.23
25% 51.2 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 63%
SDXC Card 128GB
94GB free, PID null
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
28.1% Poor
Read 85.7
Write 35.6
Mixed 61.6
71% 61 MB/s
4K Read 4.69
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 1.33
138% 2.75 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 33%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$10
12GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
32.5% Below average
Read 134
Write 40.2
Mixed 58.3
82% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.94
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.78
80% 1.95 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
53% Above average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 16.5
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 16.6
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 88.8
45% 88.8 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 53%
Great: 44%
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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 1,656 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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