Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 44.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.82% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 73% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190430
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 28 '19 at 15:08
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 73%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4650U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
44.5% Average
1-Core 85
2-Core 147
56% 116 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 197
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 49%
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 below expectations (24th percentile)
1.82% Terrible
Lighting 11.2
Reflection 11.8
Parallax 15.8
3% 12.9 fps
MRender 6.8
Gravity 5.8
Splatting 14.5
2% 9.03 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.82%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS256G3AMNB-2200A 256GB
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10108L00
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4,331
Write 33.9
Mixed 66
307% 1477 MB/s
4K Read 512
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 4.6
782% 173 MB/s
Poor: 45% Great: 83%
SDXC Card 67GB
56GB free, PID null
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 3.2
Write 1.2
Mixed 2
2% 2.13 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 1% Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
52.9% Above average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 15.8
52% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 17.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 83
48% 83 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Pro 3 Builds (Compare 5,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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