Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 58.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.94% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive68.5% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20170426
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 20:12
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
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 (87th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Memory 84.2
1-Core 92.9
2-Core 140
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 192
26% 191 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 60%
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. 10.18.14.4029
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
2.94% Terrible
Lighting 4.3
Reflection 2.5
Parallax 6.1
4% 4.3 fps
MRender 5.2
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 4.7
2% 4.1 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.94%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZMTE256HMHP-000MV 256GB
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT42M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 187 188 189 192 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 324
Write 191
Mixed 130
SusWrite 189
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 25.8
104% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 85.1
116% 217 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 81%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 16GB
4GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.9 3.6 4.9 4.4 4 3.9 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
Read 32.2
Write 3.8
Mixed 10.8
SusWrite 3.9
13% 12.7 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1.3
102% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 18%
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 (92nd percentile)
54.6% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 17
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 17.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Pro 3 Builds (Compare 2,299 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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