Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 28.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.9% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive53.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicrosoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro
Memory2.3 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '19 at 23:16
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-3317U-$225
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
28.2% Poor
1-Core 69.9
2-Core 116
45% 93 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 171
23% 169 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 29%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Microsoft(1414 0166) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4252
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
2.9% Terrible
Lighting 11.3
Reflection 13
Parallax 8.5
3% 10.9 fps
MRender 10.2
Gravity 6.4
Splatting 16.6
3% 11.1 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.9%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZMPC128HBFU-000L1 128GB
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM14M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 244 247 249 251 233 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 361
Write 253
Mixed 226
SusWrite 244
61% 271 MB/s
4K Read 9.7
4K Write 32.9
4K Mixed 15.1
52% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 75.8
DQ Mixed 122
105% 161 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
MICRON 1D6G1-ZH46652FTK40 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
50.9% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.9
52% 18 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 14.3
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 53%
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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 with Windows 8 Pro Builds (Compare 374 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 25% - Poor Total price: $225
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