Microsoft Surface Pro

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 47.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive24.9% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Very high background CPU (79%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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
Memory0.6 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2736 x 1824 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime5 Days
Run DateJul 10 '19 at 16:16
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 79%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7300U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
47.8% Average
Memory 60.2
1-Core 64.7
2-Core 102
47% 75.8 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 170
27% 191 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Microsoft(1414 0026) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6472
Relative performance n/a - GPU benchmark error
Poor: 4% Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung KUS020203M-B000 128GB
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXB86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 82 80 69 59 58 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
24.9% Poor
Read 294
Write 82.6
Mixed 108
SusWrite 71.4
30% 139 MB/s
4K Read 8.8
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 8.8
28% 7.97 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 24.9%
Great: 127%
SDXC Card 128GB
115GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 51 51 47 48 49 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
24.7% Poor
Read 52.5
Write 51.2
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 48.4
66% 49.1 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.8
137% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 24.7%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix H9CCNNN8JTBLAR-NUD 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
48% Average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 19.5
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 10.8
SC Mixed 12
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 127
32% 127 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 48%
Great: 68%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Surface Pro Builds (Compare 1,297 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro

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