Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.53% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive38% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190430
Uptime14.1 Days
Run DateSep 28 '20 at 06:32
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4300U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
55.7% Above average
Memory 77.1
1-Core 83.6
2-Core 141
62% 101 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 196
27% 199 Pts
64-Core 198
13% 198 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Microsoft(1414 0005) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4568
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
2.53% Terrible
Lighting 11.2
Reflection 13.9
Parallax 19.2
3% 14.8 fps
MRender 14.4
Gravity 6.8
Splatting 17.1
2% 12.8 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.53%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZMTE256HMHP-000MV 256GB
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 92 124 103 91 90 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
38% Below average
Read 263
Write 29.5
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 101
26% 121 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 15.7
4K Mixed 12.6
47% 14.3 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 62
DQ Mixed 53.1
66% 124 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 38%
Great: 80%
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 (90th percentile)
54.1% Above average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 17.7
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 17.6
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 86.1
46% 86.1 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Pro 3 Builds (Compare 1,408 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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