Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 52.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics7.53% 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 Drive114% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 96% 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.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 4  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 4
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170613
Uptime25 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 14:57
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 i5-6300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
52.6% Above average
SC Int 87.3
SC Float 92.1
SC Mixed 90.6
72% 90 Pts
QC Int 225
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 244
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 222
MC Float 255
MC Mixed 244
36% 240 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Microsoft(1414 0015) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
7.53% Terrible
Lighting 19.6
Reflection 25.2
Parallax 18.9
6% 21.2 fps
MRender 17.3
Gravity 17
Splatting 31
9% 21.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.53%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV256HCHP-000MV 256GB
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 1,090
Write 299
Mixed 449
133% 613 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 28.2
135% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 126
136% 224 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 114%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
62.1% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 20.4
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 19.1
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 94.5
42% 94.5 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 81%
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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 3,350 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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