Microsoft Surface Pro

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 40.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.91% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive32.2% 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.
Very high background CPU (36%). 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
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 20 '18 at 02:49
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
40.8% Average
1-Core 73.9
2-Core 140
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 217
27% 203 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0026) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4636
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
4.91% Terrible
Lighting 19.4
Reflection 23.2
Parallax 19.3
5% 20.6 fps
MRender 15.5
Gravity 17.1
Splatting 30.8
5% 21.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.91%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Thnsn0256gtya TOSHIBA 256GB
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0AMS0102
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
32.2% Below average
Read 488
Write 154
Mixed 238
64% 293 MB/s
4K Read 4.64
4K Write 3.79
4K Mixed 1.7
11% 3.38 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNBJTALAR-NUD 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 21.1
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62%
Great: 79%
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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 4,369 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

System: Microsoft Surface Pro

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