Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 50.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics7.27% 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 Drive89.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 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
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 4  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 4
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 13:20
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 above expectations (82nd percentile)
50.2% Above average
SC Int 86.1
SC Float 93
SC Mixed 89.3
72% 89.5 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 228
53% 234 Pts
MC Int 197
MC Float 242
MC Mixed 236
34% 225 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Microsoft(1414 0015) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6136
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
7.27% Terrible
Lighting 18.9
Reflection 23.3
Parallax 19.1
6% 20.4 fps
MRender 16.7
Gravity 17.2
Splatting 28
8% 20.6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.27%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV256HCHP-000MV 256GB
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 298 298 299 297 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 460
Write 306
Mixed 247
SusWrite 298
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 24.6
122% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 514
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 389
288% 388 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 119%
Generic- USB3.0 CRW -SD 256GB
179GB free, PID 090c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 55 52 52 51 52 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
33% Below average
Read 83.7
Write 48.8
Mixed 47
SusWrite 52.2
73% 57.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 3
211% 3.2 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 33%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
64.8% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 20.8
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 89.5
45% 89.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 82%
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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 4,679 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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