The latest Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft comes power packed with the new i7 Intel Core processor at a slashed rate of $1,299. It is a win-win situation for the customers who wanted more punch from their Surface Pro 3’s processor.
In case you noticed, then you must know that the lesser priced Core i7 variant is not available on a direct drop. For the $1,299 model, you will get hands on storage of 128 GB while the $1,549 model offered 256 GB storage. This Intel Core i7 model actually has the same price as the Core i5 variant of this Surface tablet.
Comparing Core i5 with Core i7
These editions come with 8 GB of RAM. However, one main distinctive feature is that the Core i5 processor clocks at 1.9GHz but has a slower 2.9GHz Turbo Boost performance during heavy load. On the other hand, the Core i7 comes with slower 1.7GHz base clock speed while it touches 3.3GHz during Turbo Boost.
More so, the Core i7 variant comes with superb performance in terms of graphics while the i5 variant comes with integrated Intel HD 5000 graphics.