Microsoft Surface 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 31.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.73% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicrosoft Surface 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface 3
Memory0.7 GB free of 2 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1280 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150309
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateSep 13 '21 at 21:28
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User QAT-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Atom x7-Z8700
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
31.3% Below average
Memory 42.9
1-Core 29.5
2-Core 59.6
28% 44 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 119
16% 117 Pts
64-Core 116
8% 116 Pts
Poor: 21%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 34%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics
Microsoft(1414 0009) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
1.73% Terrible
Lighting 2
Reflection 1.2
Parallax 3
2% 2.07 fps
MRender 2.8
Gravity 2.2
Splatting 2.9
2% 2.63 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.73%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x1GB
2 of 2 slots used
2GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
22.7% Poor
MC Read 8.3
MC Write 9.2
MC Mixed 8.4
25% 8.63 GB/s
SC Read 2.7
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 3.2
10% 3.57 GB/s
Latency 189
21% 189 ns
Poor: 6%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 22%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 6 4 60 10.8" 1280 790 MEI9001 Surface Panel
Typical Surface 3 Builds (Compare 13 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface 3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 15% - Very poor Total price: $37
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