Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 43.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.55% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive51% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). 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
Memory1.4 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170426
Uptime18.8 Days
Run DateJan 09 '18 at 00:48
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i5-4300U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
43.8% Average
SC Int 78.9
SC Float 81.5
SC Mixed 79.7
64% 80 Pts
QC Int 187
QC Float 203
QC Mixed 198
44% 196 Pts
MC Int 170
MC Float 189
MC Mixed 184
27% 181 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Microsoft(1414 0005) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4568
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
4.55% Terrible
Lighting 11.1
Reflection 13.8
Parallax 17.6
4% 14.2 fps
MRender 14.6
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 15.5
5% 12.3 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.55%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS128G3AMNB-2200A 128GB
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10108L00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
51% Above average
Read 453
Write 292
Mixed 328
79% 358 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 30.1
4K Mixed 6.18
41% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 10.3
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 6.04
24% 50.2 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 51%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
42.3% Average
MC Read 8.7
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 16.3
44% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 14.4
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 154
26% 154 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 40%
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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 2,865 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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