Microsoft Surface Pro 6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 47.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.96% 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 Drive93.3% 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 88% 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 6  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 6
Memory1.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180908
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJun 17 '19 at 11:27
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%
CPU Throttled 88%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 i5-8250U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
47.6% Average
SC Int 69.1
SC Float 73.8
SC Mixed 68.1
56% 70.3 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 233
54% 238 Pts
MC Int 311
MC Float 375
MC Mixed 332
51% 339 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 78%
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 as expected (41st percentile)
6.96% Terrible
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 27.8
Parallax 24.3
7% 24.7 fps
MRender 23
Gravity 21.3
Splatting 0.1
7% 14.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.96%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung KUS020203M-B000 128GB
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXB86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 135 135 134 133 133 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 651
Write 612
Mixed 341
SusWrite 138
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 61.7
4K Mixed 41.5
140% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 488
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 416
289% 368 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 123%
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 below expectations (15th percentile)
51.8% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 16.8
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 14.7
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 67%
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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 1,443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 6

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