Microsoft Surface Book SX3-00001

Microsoft Surface Book SX3-00001

Description

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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Gaming Performance

Benchmarks / ratings

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

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:75/ 100

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CPU Benchmark71better93better81better76better78
GPU Benchmarkbetter82better53better60better82
Value for Money62better90better66
Popularity80worse56worse7580worse79
Rating98worseworseworseworse
Shopineer score7575better78better83worse74
Price$957.78better$957.77better$957.00better$754.30better$957.14
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-BitWindows 10 S (Switch to Windows 10 Pro for free until 3/31/2018)
BrandMicrosoftASUSLenovoMicrosoftDell
Screen13.5"15.6"14"13.5"15.6"
Display TypePixelSense Display
Resolution3000 x 2000worse1920 x 1080worse1366 x 768worse2256 x 1504worse1920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesPixelSense displayAspect ratio: 3:210 point multi-touch267 PPI201 PPI3.4 million pixelsAspect ratio: 3:2Corning Gorilla Glass
TouchscreenYesYes10 point multi-touch
ProcessorIntel Core i5-6300U 2.4 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-8750H (2.2 GHz base frequencybetter? Powered by 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8250U at 1.60 GHz ProcbetterIntel Core i7-7660U 2.50 GHzbetter7th Gen Intel Core i5-7300HQ Quad-Core Processor (2.5 GHz up to
Cores2better6better42better4
Base Frequency2.4 GHzbetter2.5 GHz
Boost Frequency4 GHz
Memory8 GBbetter16 GBbetter12 GB8 GBbetter24 GB
Max Memory Supported
Memory SpeedLPDDR3 1866
HDD1 TB
HDD RPM
SSD256 GB256 GB256 GB256 GBworse128 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)
BatteryLithium Polymer
Battery Life12 hours14.5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce Graphicsbetter15.6 Inch diagonal FHD BrightView micro-edge WLED-backlit touch betterbetterIntel Iris Plus Graphics 640betterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB GDDR5
Video Memory
Communication
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n compatib
ColorSilverGraphite Gold
Weight3.34 lbs.better2.83 lbs.worse5.84 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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