Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 48.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.12% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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
Memory1.4 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMar 25 '20 at 14:40
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 14%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
48.8% Average
Memory 72.5
1-Core 70
2-Core 103
53% 81.7 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 150
20% 149 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Microsoft(1414 0015) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6299
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
3.12% Terrible
Lighting 11.3
Reflection 13.1
Parallax 11.5
3% 12 fps
MRender 11.6
Gravity 10.4
Splatting 17.3
3% 13.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.12%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV128HCGR-000MV 128GB
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 145 147 149 147 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 416
Write 154
Mixed 153
SusWrite 147
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 21.2
105% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 425
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 224
183% 267 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 106%
SDHC Card 32GB
6GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 9.5 5.6 8.8 15 9.8 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
9.5% Terrible
Read 34.1
Write 6
Mixed 14.2
SusWrite 10.6
18% 16.2 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 1.7
90% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.5%
Great: 30%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
61.8% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 21.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 19.1
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 95.7
42% 95.7 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 64%
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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 4 Builds (Compare 9,745 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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