Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 43.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.34% 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 Drive52.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 4  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 4
Memory1.7 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160519
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 28 '19 at 14:55
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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 (96th percentile)
43.4% Average
1-Core 91
2-Core 142
57% 117 Pts
4-Core 247
8-Core 244
34% 245 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 43%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Microsoft(1414 0015) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4463
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
7.34% Terrible
Lighting 19.1
Reflection 23.4
Parallax 19.4
6% 20.6 fps
MRender 15.7
Gravity 17
Splatting 30.3
8% 21 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.34%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV128 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 149 151 148 147 145 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 413
Write 156
Mixed 165
SusWrite 148
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 10.2
80% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 32.2
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 12.5
34% 67.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
64.2% Good
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 21.5
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 64%
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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 4 Builds (Compare 7,207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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