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 image

Surface Book i7

Key Features
What's new
  • Performance Info
    • Up to 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6600U (2-Core, up to 3.40Ghz w/Turbo Boost)
    • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 965M (2GB GDDR5)
    • Up to 1TB SSD
    • Up to 16GB (1866Mhz LPDDR3 RAM)
    • Up to 16 hours battery life (81Wh)
  • Better Graphics Performance Now it comes with a better NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 965M with 2GB GDDR5 memory.
  • Longer Battery Life It now packs with a bigger battery in the base (51Wh → 63Wh) for longer battery life up to 16 hours.
  • More powerful power adapter To supply enough juice for the graphics unit, it now comes with a bigger 102W power supply with a USB charging port.
What's missing
  • New Base with a bigger battery and newer graphics processor only available on Surface Book with Intel Core i7.
AvailabilitySurface Book i7
Released2016
Release Info
  • Introduced: October 26, 2016
  • Pre-ordered: October 26, 2016
  • Released: November 10, 2016
PricingStarting at 2,399$
Stores
Surface Book i7 Price
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" (Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256 GB)
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" (Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256 GB)
By Microsoft
$1,088.00
Was: $1,999.00
NEW Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 13.5" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum
NEW Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 13.5" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,649.00
Was: $1,999.99
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB) - 15in (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB) - 15in (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$1,698.99
Microsoft Surface Book (512 GB, 16 GB RAM, Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce graphics) (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book (512 GB, 16 GB RAM, Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce graphics) (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$899.00
Was: $999.00
Microsoft Surface Book 512GB with Performance Base (13.5 Inch Touchscreen, 2.6GHz Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM) Version (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 512GB with Performance Base (13.5 Inch Touchscreen, 2.6GHz Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM) Version (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$1,099.00
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$1,383.98
DisplaySurface Book i7
Size13.5 Inches
Info
  • Display Resolution: 3000 x 2000 (6M Pixels)
  • Display Density: 267 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1700:1
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
ExteriorSurface Book i7
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)
Internal SpecsSurface Book i7
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
ConnectivitySurface Book i7
Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 5: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
BatterySurface Book i7
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.
SoftwareSurface Book i7
OSWindows 10 Pro
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 365 30-days trial
Camera & AudioSurface Book i7
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
MiscSurface Book i7
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.

Surface Book i7 Price

Here is the latest price update for Surface Book i7.

Surface Book i7 Price
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" (Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256 GB)
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" (Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256 GB)
By Microsoft
$1,088.00
Was: $1,999.00
NEW Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 13.5" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum
NEW Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 13.5" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,649.00
Was: $1,999.99
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB) - 15in (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB) - 15in (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$1,698.99
Microsoft Surface Book (512 GB, 16 GB RAM, Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce graphics) (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book (512 GB, 16 GB RAM, Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce graphics) (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$899.00
Was: $999.00
Microsoft Surface Book 512GB with Performance Base (13.5 Inch Touchscreen, 2.6GHz Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM) Version (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 512GB with Performance Base (13.5 Inch Touchscreen, 2.6GHz Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM) Version (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$1,099.00
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$1,383.98

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