Microsoft Surface Pro

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 49.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics8.43% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive86.8% 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 (76%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 96% 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  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro
Memory2.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180130
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateJul 09 '18 at 13:12
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 76%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i5-7300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
49.2% Average
SC Int 65.3
SC Float 73.9
SC Mixed 69.5
56% 69.6 Pts
QC Int 233
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 252
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 234
MC Float 276
MC Mixed 262
38% 257 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0026) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4749
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
8.43% Terrible
Lighting 22.8
Reflection 25
Parallax 20
7% 22.6 fps
MRender 17.1
Gravity 20.6
Splatting 34.9
10% 24.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 8.43%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY84M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 305 300 287 297 286 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 556
Write 487
Mixed 283
SusWrite 309
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 42.7
4K Mixed 30.5
103% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 422
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 364
256% 327 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 179%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
54.4% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19.6
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 13.7
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 169
24% 169 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 81%
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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 Builds (Compare 475 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: Microsoft Surface Pro

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