Microsoft Surface Book with Performance Base Specs – Full Technical Specifications

The new Microsoft Surface Book with Performance Base is the most powerful Surface Book with a sweet upgrade of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M 2GB GPU and 16 hours 30% more battery life, released on October 26, 2016.

Surface Book i7 picture

Surface Book i7

Availability
Released2016
Release Info
  • Introduced: October 26, 2016
  • Pre-ordered: October 26, 2016
  • Released: November 10, 2016
PricingStarting at 2,399$
Software
OSWindows 10 Pro
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 365 30-days trial
Display
Size13.5 Inches
Info
  • Display Resolution: 3000 x 2000 (6M Pixels)
  • Display Density: 267 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1600:1
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
Internal Specs
Processor
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6600U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.60 → 3.40 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6600U
    Intel® HD Graphics 520
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 965m
    Maxwell Architecture, 2GB GDDR5 128-bit, 924/935 - 950/1151 MHz, 1024 CUDA Cores.
Memory
8GB 16GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
256 GB512 GB1 TB
Soldered PCIe 3.0 SSD
Connectivity
Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 5: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
Battery
Size
  • Total: 81Wh
    Clipboard: 18Wh
    Base: 63Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 16 hours of video playback
Power Supply102W power supply with USB-A (5W) charging port.
Exterior
Dimensions12.3” x 9.14” x 0.59”-0.90” (312 mm x 232 mm x 15 mm-23 mm)
Weight
  • Tablet only: 1.6 lbs (726 g)
  • Total: 3.68 lbs (1,669 g)
Colors
Platinum
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size mechanical backlit keyset with 1.55mm travel.
    • Mechanical friction attaches the Clipboard to the keyboard.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 105 mm x 70 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gesture.
Ports
  • 2 x Full-size USB 3.0
  • 2 x Surface Connect™
    1 in tablet, 1 in keyboard base, both supports charging and docking.
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x Full-size SDXC card reader (UHS-II performance)
Camera & Audio
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
  • 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD video
Audio
  • Dual microphones
  • Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
Misc
InkingSupports Surface Pen
1024 levels of pressure
Magnetic storage
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
Security
  • HW TPM chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
In the box
  • Surface Book
  • Surface Pen
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
WarrantyOne-year limited hardware warranty
MoreSupports Surface Dial
Supports off-screen interaction only.