Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.57% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive49.7% 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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
Memory0.9 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180612
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 24 '20 at 04:18
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-4020Y
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
43.4% Average
Memory 67.7
1-Core 37.7
2-Core 67.5
39% 57.6 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 112
16% 113 Pts
64-Core 109
7% 109 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4200 (Mobile 0.85 GHz)
Microsoft(1414 0005) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4568
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
2.57% Terrible
Lighting 2.87
Reflection 4.96
Parallax 4.84
2% 4.22 fps
MRender 6
Gravity 1.73
Splatting 5.83
3% 4.52 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.57%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS064G3AMNB-2200A 64GB
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10108L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 129 142 114 101 80 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
49.7% Average
Read 355
Write 156
Mixed 197
SusWrite 117
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 33.1
4K Mixed 19.4
62% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 179
140% 195 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
41.3% Average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 15.9
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 12.2
27% 9.5 GB/s
Latency 107
37% 107 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 41%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Pro 3 Builds (Compare 1,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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