Microsoft is expected to launch the Surface Book 3 in a matter
of weeks and a leak has now confirmed the specs of the flagship
hardware. According to a new certification, Surface Book 3 will
feature Intel 10th-generation processors and Microsoft plans to
sell both the 13-inch model and 15-inch variants.
Surface Book 3 could be utilizing a wide range of different
hardware and the firm will also sell the device with 32GB of
RAM. This time both casual and professional users can get a
Surface Book configurations that will be perfect for their
Earlier today, Surface Book 3 with a 13-inch display and
15-inch display appeared in Energy Star certifications.
According to one listing for
C3K1899, Surface Book 3’s 15-inch variant comes with
Intel’s Core i7 processor and up to 32GB of RAM.
The above certification also confirmed the base clock speed of
the processor is 1.3GHz and the CPU specs highlighted in the
filing suggest that Surface Book 3 will utilize Intel Ice
As per Energy Star certifications, Surface Book 3 could use
Intel’s Ice Lake Core i7-1065G7. It’s also worth pointing
out that we have only found Ice Lake-U versions of the Surface
Book 3 on benchmarking databases.
The Surface Book 3 could be released with the GeForce GTX 1650
Max-Q or GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q graphics.
revealed that the Surface Book 3’s 13-inch model also uses the
same Core i7 processor and 32GB of RAM.
The smaller Surface Book 3 could be released with a wide range
of NVIDIA GTX GPUs.
The Intel Ice Lake-U CPUs are not bad chips by any means and
the company has already upgraded the Surface Laptop and Surface
Pro to Ice Lake-U processors, so we would not rule out it doing
something similar with its most powerful flagship device.
According to previous rumours, the Quadro GPUs will only power
the top-end Surface Book 3, positioning the laptop as a
powerhouse for creators and professional users.