Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 20%
Desktop 62%
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 58.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics11.9% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive108% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 4  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 4
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170613
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:19
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6650U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
58.7% Above average
SC Int 102
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 268
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 249
MC Float 277
MC Mixed 271
40% 266 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Iris 540 (Mobile Skylake)
Microsoft(1414 0015) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
11.9% Very poor
Lighting 33.5
Reflection 29.5
Parallax 35
10% 32.7 fps
MRender 23.6
Gravity 31.4
Splatting 38.9
13% 31.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 11.9%
Great: 12%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 1,128
Write 305
Mixed 451
136% 628 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 12.2
117% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 12.3
76% 175 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
TDK LoR TF35 USB3.0 129GB
57GB free, PID 0713
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
16.9% Very poor
Read 64.2
Write 25
Mixed 28.1
43% 39.1 MB/s
4K Read 3.31
4K Write 0.45
4K Mixed 0.36
40% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 16.9%
Great: 18%
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 above expectations (97th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 47
MC Mixed 20
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 19.2
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 94
42% 94 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 80%
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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 4 Builds (Compare 5,178 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 25%

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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