Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 47.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.03% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170426
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 07 '17 at 14:45
Run Duration257 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
CPU Throttled 73%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
47.4% Average
1-Core 94.3
2-Core 146
59% 120 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 168
27% 189 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 47.4%
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 above expectations (75th percentile)
3.03% Terrible
Lighting 16.8
Reflection 15.7
Parallax 25.4
4% 19.3 fps
MRender 14.4
Gravity 8.8
Splatting 21.9
3% 15 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.03%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZMTE512HMHP-000MV 512GB
449GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT42M0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 496
Write 345
Mixed 347
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 11.5
96% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 11.3
40% 82.3 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 95%
SDHC Card 8GB
4GB free, PID null
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
3.32% Terrible
Read 12.6
Write 4.43
Mixed 7.11
9% 8.05 MB/s
4K Read 2.08
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.005
8% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.32%
Great: 14%
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 (86th percentile)
52.4% Above average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.7
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 16
42% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 75.1
53% 75.1 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 52.4%
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 4,854 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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