Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 32.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.46% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive38.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180123
Uptime7.7 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 11:15
Run Duration100 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 i7-4650U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
32.3% Below average
SC Int 55.7
SC Float 64.1
SC Mixed 59.7
48% 59.8 Pts
QC Int 136
QC Float 147
QC Mixed 141
32% 142 Pts
MC Int 162
MC Float 173
MC Mixed 166
25% 167 Pts
Poor: 21%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 50%
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 below expectations (39th percentile)
4.46% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 13.9
Parallax 22
5% 16.3 fps
MRender 7.4
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 16.3
4% 10.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.46%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS256G3AMNB-2200A 256GB
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10108L00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
38.3% Below average
Read 446
Write 159
Mixed 215
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 6.47
4K Write 13.4
4K Mixed 8.06
27% 9.3 MB/s
DQ Read 13.6
DQ Write 90.3
DQ Mixed 45.6
37% 49.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNBLTMLAR-NTM 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
51.6% Above average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 17.5
54% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 15.4
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 98
41% 98 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51.6%
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 2,554 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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