Microsoft Surface Pro 6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics8.36% 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 Drive40.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 89% 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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 6  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 6
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180908
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 14:58
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 25%
CPU Throttled 89%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i5-8350U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
60% Above average
SC Int 99
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 101
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 273
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 379
MC Mixed 360
54% 359 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 60%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Microsoft(1414 0026) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6294
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
8.36% Terrible
Lighting 20.4
Reflection 25
Parallax 22.6
7% 22.7 fps
MRender 22
Gravity 19
Splatting 31.3
10% 24.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.36%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg30zpz128g TOSHIBA 128GB
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADMS0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 71 60 53 47 63 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 345
Write 106
Mixed 144
SusWrite 61.3
36% 164 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 19.7
4K Mixed 9.5
57% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 78.6
DQ Mixed 102
85% 126 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 93%
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 (86th percentile)
64.1% Good
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 19.8
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Pro 6 Builds (Compare 1,240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 6

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