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 $1088.00 (for a new one, see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:73
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:81/ 100

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Product nameMicrosoft Surface Book SX3-00001ASUS FX502VD-NB76Dell Latitude E7450 14" LED Ultrabook Intel Core i7 i7-5600U 8GB RAMMicrosoft Surface Laptop DAG-00001HP ENVY x360 Convertible 2-in-1 Full HD IPS 15.6" Touchscreen
CPU Benchmark73better87worse72better74better86
GPU Benchmarkbetter83better56better56
Value for Money77better89worse51better81better88
Shopineer score81better85worse68worse79better85
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 8;Windows 10 S (Switch to Windows 10 Pro for free until 3/31/2018)Windows 10
Display TypeFull HDPixelSense Display
Resolution3000 x 2000worse1920 x 1080worse1366 x 768worse2256 x 1504worse1920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesPixelSense displayAspect ratio: 3:210 point multi-touch267 PPILED backlight, Ultra Slim 200 nits, Anti-Glare201 PPI3.4 million pixelsAspect ratio: 3:2Corning Gorilla Glass IPS
TouchscreenYesworseNo10 point multi-touch
ProcessorIntel Core i5-6300U 2.4 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GHzworseProcessor: Intel Core 5th Generation i7-5600U Processor (4M CachbetterIntel Core i5-7200U 2.5 GHzbetter8th Generation Intel Core i7-8550U Processor
Base Frequency2.4 GHzbetter2.8 GHzbetter2.5 GHz
Boost Frequency3.8 GHz3.1 GHz
Memory8 GBbetter16 GB8 GB8 GBbetter12 GB
Max Memory Supported24 GB
Memory SpeedLPDDR3 1866
SSD256 GB256 GB256 GB
Optical Drive
Webcam5.0 MP front-facing camera8.0 MP rear-facing camera with autofocHD web cameraWindows Hello face sign-in camera720p HD camera (front-facing)
Battery64 WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ionLithium Polymer
Battery Life12 hours14.5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GraphicsbetterGeForce GTX 1050betterIntel HD Graphics 620better
Video Memory4 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n compatib
Weight3.34 lbs.worse4.94 lbs.worse3.43 lbs.better2.76 lbs.worse4.79 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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