Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 52.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics7.37% 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 Drive69.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). 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
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 4  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 4
Memory1.6 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171206
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:33
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 12%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 (97th percentile)
52.5% Above average
SC Int 88.1
SC Float 93.7
SC Mixed 91.3
73% 91 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 254
QC Mixed 242
54% 238 Pts
MC Int 222
MC Float 260
MC Mixed 242
36% 241 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Microsoft(1414 0015) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
7.37% Terrible
Lighting 19.3
Reflection 24.4
Parallax 18.8
6% 20.8 fps
MRender 17.2
Gravity 16.5
Splatting 29.8
8% 21.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.37%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV128HCGR-000MV 128GB
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 627
Write 149
Mixed 233
73% 337 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 18.9
112% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 32.4
DQ Write 73
DQ Mixed 11.3
20% 38.9 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 96%
Generic- USB3.0 CRW -SD 128GB
117GB free, PID 090c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
24.4% Poor
Read 83.1
Write 36.3
Mixed 32.1
55% 50.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.21
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.65
74% 1.68 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 24.4%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
65.4% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 21.5
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 85.9
46% 85.9 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 64%
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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 4,636 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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