Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics12.5% 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 Drive92.5% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 4  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 4
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160801
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 06 '16 at 00:32
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 i7-6650U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
58.5% Above average
SC Int 102
SC Float 99.2
SC Mixed 103
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 268
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 247
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 265
40% 265 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Iris 540 (Mobile Skylake)
Microsoft(1414 0015) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4463
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
12.5% Very poor
Lighting 34.7
Reflection 29.2
Parallax 36.2
11% 33.4 fps
MRender 24
Gravity 33.4
Splatting 42.1
14% 33.2 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.5%
Great: 12%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
198GB free
Firmware: 5M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Read 1,249
Write 298
Mixed 448
144% 665 MB/s
4K Read 8.04
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 5.36
63% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 4.39
43% 101 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 48.4
MC Mixed 22.1
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 20.8
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88%
Great: 86%
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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 4 Builds (Compare 3,179 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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