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 $813.32 (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.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:87/ 100

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Product nameMicrosoft Surface Book SX3-00001HP ZBook 15 G3 (X9V53UT#ABA)HUNSN 13.3 Inch Laptop Notebook PC Computer,Windows 10 Pro/LinuxMicrosoft Surface Laptop DAG-00001Microsoft Surface Laptop KSR-00001
CPU Benchmark73better85better74better74better74
GPU Benchmarkbetter64better55better55
Value for Money91better96better94better93
Shopineer score87better88worse65worse84worse83
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-BitWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit (Downgrade From Windows 10 Pro)Windows 10Windows 10 S (Switch to Windows 10 Pro for free until 3/31/2018)Windows 10 S
Display TypeFull HDPixelSense DisplayPixelSense Display
Resolution3000 x 2000worse1920 x 1080worse2256 x 1504worse2256 x 1504
LCD FeaturesPixelSense displayAspect ratio: 3:210 point multi-touch267 PPISVA anti-glare LED-backlit201 PPI3.4 million pixelsAspect ratio: 3:2Corning Gorilla Glass 201 PPI3.4 million pixelsAspect ratio: 3:2Corning Gorilla Glass
TouchscreenYesworseNo10 point multi-touch10 point multi-touch
ProcessorIntel Core i5-6300U 2.4 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.60 GHzbetterPowered by an 7th Generation Intel Core i5 7200u processor is thbetterIntel Core i5-7200U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-7200U 2.5 GHz
Base Frequency2.4 GHzbetter2.6 GHzbetter2.5 GHzbetter2.5 GHz
Boost Frequency3.1 GHz3.1 GHz
Memory8 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133LPDDR3 1866LPDDR3 1866
SSD256 GB256 GBworse128 GB
Optical Drive
Webcam5.0 MP front-facing camera8.0 MP rear-facing camera with autofocYesWindows Hello face sign-in camera720p HD camera (front-facing)Windows Hello face sign-in camera720p HD camera (front-facing)
Battery9-cell lithium ionLithium PolymerLithium Polymer
Battery Life12 hours14.5 hours14.5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GraphicsbetterNVIDIA Quadro M600MbetterIntel HD Graphics 620betterIntel HD Graphics 620
Video Memory2 GB
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac 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
ColorSilverSpace silverPlatinumPlatinum
Weight3.34 lbs.worse5.8 lbs.better3.09 lbs.better2.76 lbs.better2.76 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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