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Microsoft Surface Studio Computer

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Surface Studio
An all-in-one desktop computer with a 28-inch touchscreen tested with Windows 10 Pro, an Intel Core i5-6440HQ 2.6GHz processor, 8GB of memory, a 1TB hard drive, Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M graphics, and built-in speakers and included subwoofer.
Description
An all-in-one desktop computer with a 28-inch touchscreen tested with Windows 10 Pro, an Intel Core i5-6440HQ 2.6GHz processor, 8GB of memory, a 1TB hard drive, Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M graphics, and built-in speakers and included subwoofer.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Performance

Performance

Based on performance while running productivity applications, multimedia applications, and 3D games.

 /  5
Versatility

Versatility

Includes hardware such as memory-card slots and AV connections, software such as security programs, and tech support and warranty provisions.

 /  5
Ergonomics

Ergonomics

Represents the quality of the keyboard and pointing device, and accessibility of features.

 /  5
Display

Display

For all-in-one desktops, covers display size, clarity, color, contrast, brightness, and glare.

 /  5
Speakers

Speakers

Covers speaker fidelity, bass response, and loudness.

 /  5

About

The Microsoft Surface Studio is part of the Computers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Desktop computers models like the Surface Studio are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Performance Based on performance while running productivity applications, multimedia applications, and 3D games.

Versatility Includes hardware such as memory-card slots and AV connections, software such as security programs, and tech support and warranty provisions.

Ergonomics Represents the quality of the keyboard and pointing device, and accessibility of features.