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 (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 30%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics1.82% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicrosoft Surface 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface 3
Memory1.8 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1280 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150309
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateSep 25 '22 at 05:27
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
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 (82nd percentile)
30% Poor
Memory 47
1-Core 22.1
2-Core 44.4
26% 37.8 Pts
4-Core 76.8
8-Core 76.8
10% 76.8 Pts
64-Core 79.4
5% 79.4 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 30%
Great: 32%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Intel HD Graphics
Microsoft(1414 0009) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
1.82% Terrible
Lighting 2
Reflection 1.3
Parallax 2.8
2% 2.03 fps
MRender 2.8
Gravity 2.1
Splatting 3
2% 2.63 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.82%
Great: 2%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
22.8% Poor
MC Read 8
MC Write 8.8
MC Mixed 8.7
24% 8.5 GB/s
SC Read 3.1
SC Write 4.7
SC Mixed 4.2
11% 4 GB/s
Latency 172
23% 172 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 44%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface 3 Builds (Compare 1 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete

System: Microsoft Surface 3

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