Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.32% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive75.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180612
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 22 '19 at 20:54
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4650U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
58.9% Above average
Memory 79.4
1-Core 94.4
2-Core 157
67% 110 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 221
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 60%
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 (62nd percentile)
4.32% Terrible
Lighting 5.27
Reflection 5.73
Parallax 6.84
4% 5.95 fps
MRender 6.76
Gravity 2.7
Splatting 8.96
4% 6.14 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.32%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZMTE256HMHP-000MV 256GB
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 217 230 231 230 230 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 452
Write 238
Mixed 168
SusWrite 226
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 22.5
102% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 73.1
116% 225 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNBLTMLAR-NTM 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
56% Above average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 17.5
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 18.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 81.8
49% 81.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Surface Pro 3 Builds (Compare 1,544 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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