Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 50.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics2.87% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.7% 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.
CPU throttled at 73% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '18 at 23:30
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
CPU Throttled 73%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 way above expectations (100th percentile)
50.5% Above average
1-Core 98.1
2-Core 163
63% 131 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 212
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 50.5%
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)
2.87% Terrible
Lighting 15.7
Reflection 13.9
Parallax 21.9
4% 17.2 fps
MRender 14.1
Gravity 8.2
Splatting 19.8
3% 14 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.87%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZMTE256HMHP-000MV 256GB
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41M0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 489
Write 248
Mixed 325
78% 354 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 33.7
4K Mixed 14.2
71% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 33.5
59% 116 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 78%
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 (90th percentile)
54.8% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 17
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 17.1
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 60%
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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 4,860 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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