Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 38.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.08% 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 Drive125% 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.
Very high background CPU (43%). 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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 4  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 4
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170613
Uptime2 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:50
Run Duration345 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th 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 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
38.6% Below average
SC Int 56.3
SC Float 61.9
SC Mixed 60
48% 59.4 Pts
QC Int 149
QC Float 188
QC Mixed 190
40% 176 Pts
MC Int 162
MC Float 170
MC Mixed 186
26% 172 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 53%
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 below expectations (27th percentile)
5.08% Terrible
Lighting 19.3
Reflection 23.9
Parallax 11.2
5% 18.1 fps
MRender 14.2
Gravity 0.2
Splatting 29
5% 14.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.08%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
142GB free
Firmware: 57MS4109 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 1,008
Write 810
Mixed 1,008
210% 942 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 31.4
93% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 61.5
69% 114 MB/s
Poor: 121%
This bench: 125%
Great: 213%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
52.5% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.4
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 13.8
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 112
36% 112 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 78%
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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 1,999 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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