Microsoft Surface Pro 4 CR3-00001

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 CR3-00001


Intel Core i5-6300U 2.4 GHz, 12.3", 2736 x 1824, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, Intel HD Graphics 520, Windows 10 Pro, 9 hours battery life, 1.73 lbs.
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Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:73
GPU Benchmark:48
Popularity score:80


  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Low-Midrange graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at low settings and resolutions.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:84/ 100

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CPU Benchmark73better76better87worse64better86
GPU Benchmark48better56better85worse44better56
Value for Money94better100better96
Shopineer score84better8784worse83better91
Operating SystemWindows 10 ProWindows 10 ProfessionalWindows 10 ProWindows 10 Pro
Display TypeFull HDPixelSense Display
Resolution2736 x 1824better3000 x 2000worse1920 x 1080worse1800 x 1200worse1920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesAspect Ratio: 3:2Touch: 10 point multi-touchPixelSense display217 PPIAspect ratio: 3:2Contrast ratio: 1500:1Touch: 10 point mu
ProcessorIntel Core i5-6300U 2.4 GHzbetter7th Gen Intel Core i5-7300U with up to 3.50GHz Max TurbobetterIntel Core i7-7700HQworseIntel Pentium 4415Y 1.60 GHzbetterProcessor: Intel Quad Core i7-8550U (1.8GHz - 4.0GHz
Base Frequency2.4 GHzbetter2.8 GHzworse1.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.8 GHz
Memory8 GB8 GB8 GBworse4 GBbetter32 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133
SSD256 GB256 GBworse64 GB
Optical Drive
WebcamYes5.0 MP front-facing camera with 1080p Skype HD video8.0 MP rear-
Battery6-cell lithium ionUp to 9 hours of battery life local video playback
Battery Life9 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardIntel HD Graphics 520betterbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 TiworseIntel HD Graphics 615better
Video Memory4 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorSilverBlackSilver (Magnesium)
Weight1.73 lbs.better1.15 lbs.worse4.7 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).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake25159
Alien: Isolation36241311
Anno 140421231
Anno 207077352311
Anno 2205201163
Ark Survival Evolved104
Ashes of the Singularity656
Assassin's Creed Syndicate119
Assassin's Creed Unity131064
Assassin´s Creed III27248
Assassin´s Creed IV: Black Flag2721116
Assassin´s Creed Odyssey999
Assassin´s Creed Origins853
Batman: Arkham City67492917
Batman: Arkham Knight131063
Batman: Arkham Origins58351810
Battlefield 1301677
Battlefield 33323188
Battlefield 43725175
Battlefield Hardline3627105
Battlefield: Bad Company 260453319
BioShock Infinite5630256
Borderlands 247362517
Call of Duty Black Ops 415
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare22203
Call of Duty WWII261512
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare3318105
Call of Duty: Black Ops 259422315
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3201191
Call of Duty: Ghosts3928157
Civilization 54312
Civilization VI33152
Civilization: Beyond Earth36161210
CoD: Modern Warfare 3114644424
Company of Heroes 2191594
Counter-Strike: GO96714934
Crysis - CPU Benchmark4824
Crysis - GPU Benchmark5733
Crysis 24211
Crysis 32816114
Darksiders II4224
Dead Space 382403119
Destiny 213716
Deus Ex Human Revolution693517
Deus Ex Mankind Divided1375
Diablo III73484026
Dirt 378553716
Dirt 4401244
Dirt Rally93281311
Dirt Showdown58433010
Dishonored 212111
Dota 2 Reborn59442221
Dota 2573920
Dragon Age: Inquisition271852
F1 201276574821
F1 201365504420
F1 201458432414
F1 2017231413
F1 201826133
FIFA 16443121
FIFA 176250285
FIFA 1866301814
FIFA 195025
Fallout 41497
Far Cry 34029175
Far Cry 4251686
Far Cry 5136
Far Cry Primal15764
Farming Simulator 1774471712
Fifa 12209121113
Fifa 1319313011068
Fifa 141891219561
Fifa 15523722
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark9
For Honor177311
Forza Horizon 418419
GRID 273473413
GRID: Autosport95402112
GTA V352872
Ghost Recon Wildlands731
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier2614
Guild Wars 253287
Hitman 201616146
Hitman: Absolution3022116
Just Cause 216
Just Cause 311864
Kingdom Come: Deliverance14132
Mad Max1999
Mafia 242333118
Mafia 386
Mass Effect 3433122
Mass Effect Andromeda16
Max Payne 329271617
Medal of Honor: Warfighter38252111
Metal Gear Solid V4127117
Metro 203353331910
Metro: Last Light2920126
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor2416107
Middle-earth: Shadow of War16816
Mirror's Edge Catalyst231461
Monster Hunter World17473
Need for Speed 2016151411
Need for Speed Payback1511111
Need for Speed: Most Wanted39281913
Need for Speed: Rivals25211513
No Man's Sky115
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds12869
Rainbow Six Siege3220129
Resident Evil 5894521
Resident Evil 732123
Rise of the Tomb Raider151052
Risen 2: Dark Waters29201810
Risen 3: Titan Lords311984
Rocket League572421
Ryse: Son of Rome191276
Saints Row IV32261310
Shadow of the Tomb Raider135512
Sims 337013959
Sims 4122412213
Sleeping Dogs5239175
Splinter Cell: Blacklist3424125
Star Wars Battlefront 22376
Star Wars Battlefront281683
StarCraft 2150483219
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm137522911
Supreme Commander - FA Bench25
Team Fortress 261483820
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified3323139
The Crew 22081110
The Crew2519105
The Division201154
The Elder Scrolls Online52332312
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim39251710
The Evil Within 2106
The Evil Within20149
The Witcher 312743
Titanfall 232249
Tomb Raider65322110
Torchlight 2827054
Total War: Rome II4333285
Total War: Shogun 21102711
Trackmania Nations Forever1525829
Warhammer 40.000: Dawn of War III3078
Watch Dogs 216129
Watch Dogs251375
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
Wolfenstein: The New Order32291410
World of Tanks v878372713
World of Warcraft147792915
World of Warships55382013
X-Plane 10.254421107
X-Plane 11.11241518
XCOM 216532