Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 34%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.87% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive37.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
High background CPU (30%). 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
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180123
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 21:26
Run Duration240 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 2.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
34% Below average
SC Int 45.7
SC Float 57.4
SC Mixed 57.5
43% 53.5 Pts
QC Int 146
QC Float 165
QC Mixed 157
35% 156 Pts
MC Int 181
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 181
27% 182 Pts
Poor: 21%
This bench: 34%
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 (69th percentile)
3.87% Terrible
Lighting 8.6
Reflection 11.9
Parallax 14.3
3% 11.6 fps
MRender 13.2
Gravity 5.7
Splatting 13.9
4% 10.9 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.87%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZMTE256HMHP-000MV 256GB
30GB free
Firmware: EXT42M0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Read 352
Write 36
Mixed 84.7
34% 157 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 4.66
63% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 49.3
DQ Mixed 25.2
34% 62.7 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 37.2%
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 (91st percentile)
53.5% Above average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 17.5
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 15.5
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 80.4
50% 80.4 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 58%
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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 2,462 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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