Microsoft Surface Book SX3-00001

Microsoft Surface Book SX3-00001


Intel Core i5-6300U 2.4 GHz, 13.5", 3000 x 2000, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce Graphics, Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit, 12 hours battery life, 3.34 lbs.
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Price from $820.00 (for a new one, see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:71
GPU Benchmark:
User ratings:98
Popularity score:80


  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:84/ 100

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Product nameMicrosoft Surface Book SX3-00001Newest HP 15.6" HD Touchscreen Flagship Laptop, Intel Quad CoreNewest Dell Inspiron 5000 15.6" FHD Gaming Laptop, Intel Quad CoreMicrosoft Surface Laptop DAJ-00041Microsoft Surface Laptop DAK-00021
CPU Benchmark71better81better78better77better77
GPU Benchmarkbetter53better80better60better60
Value for Money85better94worse81better95better95
Shopineer score84worse76worse72better85better85
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-BitWindows 10Windows 10Windows 10 S (Switch to Windows 10 Pro for free until 3/31/2018)Windows 10 S (Switch to Windows 10 Pro for free until 3/31/2018)
Display TypePixelSense DisplayPixelSense Display
Resolution3000 x 2000worse1366 x 768worse1920 x 1080worse2256 x 1504worse2256 x 1504
LCD FeaturesPixelSense displayAspect ratio: 3:210 point multi-touch267 PPI201 PPI3.4 million pixelsAspect ratio: 3:2Corning Gorilla Glass 201 PPI3.4 million pixelsAspect ratio: 3:2Corning Gorilla Glass
TouchscreenYesYes10 point multi-touch10 point multi-touch
ProcessorIntel Core i5-6300U 2.4 GHzbetter8th Gen Intel Core i5-8250U (beat i7-7500U) Quad Core Processor better7th Gen Intel Core i5-7300HQ Quad-Core Processor (2.5 GHz up to betterIntel Core i7-7660U 2.50 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7660U 2.50 GHz
Base Frequency2.4 GHzbetter2.5 GHzbetter2.5 GHz
Boost Frequency4 GHz4 GHz
Memory8 GBbetter24 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported
Memory SpeedLPDDR3 1866LPDDR3 1866
SSD256 GB256 GB256 GB256 GB256 GB
Optical Drive
Webcam5.0 MP front-facing camera8.0 MP rear-facing camera with autofocWindows Hello face sign-in camera720p HD camera (front-facing)Windows Hello face sign-in camera720p HD camera (front-facing)
BatteryLithium PolymerLithium Polymer
Battery Life12 hours14.5 hours14.5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GraphicsbetterbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 4GB GraphicsbetterIntel Iris Plus Graphics 640betterIntel Iris Plus Graphics 640
Video Memory
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n compatib802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n compatib
ColorSilverGraphite GoldGraphite Gold
Weight3.34 lbs.worse4.35 lbs.worse5.66 lbs.better2.83 lbs.better2.83 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
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