Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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.
Graphics4.54% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive68.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). 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
Memory0.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date
Uptime22.2 Days
Run DateJun 03 '21 at 16:49
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 17%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
48.8% Average
Memory 73.8
1-Core 79
2-Core 129
58% 94 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 125
19% 134 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 61%
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 above expectations (82nd percentile)
4.54% Terrible
Lighting 5.6
Reflection 3.9
Parallax 5.8
4% 5.1 fps
MRender 6.2
Gravity 5.5
Splatting 8.9
5% 6.87 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.54%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV256HCHP-000MV 256GB
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 152 167 163 159 165 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 468
Write 210
Mixed 219
SusWrite 159
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 36.6
4K Mixed 24.3
85% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 434
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 323
235% 313 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
42.8% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 4.4
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.8
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 8.8
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 92.9
43% 92.9 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 74%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Pro 4 Builds (Compare 4,674 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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