Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 42%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.37% 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 Drive73.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
CPU throttled at 73% 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180502
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 19:13
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 73%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i7-4650U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
42% Average
SC Int 75.7
SC Float 78.1
SC Mixed 72.1
60% 75.3 Pts
QC Int 190
QC Float 197
QC Mixed 196
44% 194 Pts
MC Int 186
MC Float 192
MC Mixed 190
28% 190 Pts
Poor: 21%
This bench: 42%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 5000 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Microsoft(1414 0005) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4568
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
5.37% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 15
Parallax 22.7
5% 17 fps
MRender 13.9
Gravity 8.4
Splatting 20.1
6% 14.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.37%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZMTE256HMHP-000MV 256GB
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 220 227 199 105 113 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 479
Write 233
Mixed 175
SusWrite 179
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 22
100% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 75
118% 228 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 75%
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 (90th percentile)
53.1% Above average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 16.9
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 16.7
44% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 81.1
49% 81.1 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 53.1%
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 2,566 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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