Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.06% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.2% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180123
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 04 '18 at 02:28
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4650U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
45.8% Average
1-Core 81.5
2-Core 152
56% 117 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 213
30% 217 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 49%
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. 20.19.15.4568
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
3.06% Terrible
Lighting 16.8
Reflection 17.2
Parallax 24.5
4% 19.5 fps
MRender 14.9
Gravity 8.8
Splatting 21.7
3% 15.1 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.06%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZMTE512HMHP-000MV 512GB
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41M0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 497
Write 315
Mixed 346
85% 386 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 50
4K Mixed 9.61
83% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 22.8
DQ Write 49.1
DQ Mixed 9.77
15% 27.2 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNBLTMLAR-NTM 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
55.6% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 17.3
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 17
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 56%
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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 3 Builds (Compare 4,845 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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