Microsoft Surface Pro 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 35.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.47% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive82% 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.
Very high background CPU (50%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 75% 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.
Run History
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 2  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 2
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150410
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 20 '18 at 23:02
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 50%
CPU Throttled 75%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4300U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
35.7% Below average
1-Core 53.7
2-Core 114
39% 83.8 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 199
27% 199 Pts
64-Core 195
13% 195 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Microsoft(1414 0A16) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4331
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
2.47% Terrible
Lighting 11
Reflection 16.4
Parallax 18
3% 15.1 fps
MRender 14.5
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 16.1
2% 12.4 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.47%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS256G3AMNB-2200A 256GB
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10105L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 305 307 310 311 313 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 456
Write 316
Mixed 274
SusWrite 308
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 26.1
102% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 217
188% 279 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82%
Great: 83%
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)
56.3% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 18.5
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 15.9
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 56.3%
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 2 Builds (Compare 550 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 2

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