Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.12% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicrosoft Surface Pro 3  (all builds)
MotherboardMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2160 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190430
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 03 '20 at 02:32
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 43%

 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 Server
Intel Core i7-4650U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
52% Above average
Memory 79.5
1-Core 59.9
2-Core 62.3
48% 67.2 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 151
20% 147 Pts
64-Core 140
9% 140 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 52%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 5000 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Microsoft(1414 0005) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4568
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
2.12% Terrible
Lighting 3.1
Reflection 2.1
Parallax 4.5
2% 3.23 fps
MRender 3.9
Gravity 1.7
Splatting 3.5
2% 3.03 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.12%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS256G3AMNB-2200A 256GB
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10108L00
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,721
Write 23
Mixed 45
193% 930 MB/s
4K Read 334
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 3.8
512% 113 MB/s
Poor: 46% Great: 80%
SDHC Card 32GB
9GB free, PID null
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 67.4
Write 14.7
Mixed 19.7
33% 33.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.2
22% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 5% Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNNBLTMLAR-NTM 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
52.8% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 17.5
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 15.1
38% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 81.4
49% 81.4 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Pro 3 Builds (Compare 2,522 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
Intel Core i7-11700K $346Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback