Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.73% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
CPU throttled at 60% 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 4  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 4
Memory1.6 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 21 '19 at 19:17
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 60%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core m3-6Y30
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Memory 72.8
1-Core 66.4
2-Core 110
53% 83.1 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 162
22% 163 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 515 (Mobile Skylake)
Microsoft(1414 0015) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6299
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
4.73% Terrible
Lighting 5.6
Reflection 7.62
Parallax 5.31
5% 6.18 fps
MRender 7.9
Gravity 5.13
Splatting 10.9
5% 7.98 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.73%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV128HCGR-000MV 128GB
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 143 145 144 143 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
70% Very good
Read 420
Write 151
Mixed 158
SusWrite 144
48% 218 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 18.6
108% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 431
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 227
185% 271 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70%
Great: 106%
SDXC Card 128GB
38GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 27 51 74 72 72 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
24.7% Poor
Read 70.6
Write 0.5
Mixed 28.6
SusWrite 52.9
45% 38.2 MB/s
4K Read 8.7
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.6
63% 3.2 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 24.7%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
62.2% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 20.6
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 18
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 95
42% 95 ns
Poor: 13%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Surface Pro 4 Builds (Compare 2,809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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