For sale , Microsoft Surface 3 tablet , 4 gigs memory, 128 gig storage
good used condition
Urban Armor Gear scout case for surface 3
Blue type cover for surface 3
Surface 3 pen
Asking $200 Plus actual shipping from Central Indiana, USA
I love the tablet, but had to get an Ipad so I could facetime with my granddaughter !
So pulled out the Surface 3 after installing Power pack for Domain and Media Center (on request of #Vinylfreak) and it was locked up non responcive. Got it rebooted and battery which was 100 not at 20%. Ok plugged it in and showing plugged in not charging. after some research I ran across this which at least no shows battery charging.
Did the following to fix my surface 3 with battery showing plugged in/not charging
Go to Desktop Swipe from right and click on Settings Click on Control Panel Open Device Manager Choose Batteries Choose Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery Open the Driver tab Choose to uninstall (DO NOT DELETE) Restart the Surface Pro
Anyone have any questions or concerns I can answer/address about the Surface 3? I would like to answer them here and on upcoming SurfaceGeeks podcasts.
I have the Surface 3 4GB/128GB model with Typer Cover 3, Surface Pen, Arc Touch Bluetooth and Bose SoundLink Around-Ear headphones. It is used primarily as a tablet running modern "Windows" apps with my only desktop app being Chrome Beta at the moment. OneDrink is active with all files synced locally. I use the following extensions in Chrome Beta:
Cisco WebEx Hangouts Magic Actions for YouTube Add to Pocket uBlock Origin My most used Windows apps are:
Mail, Calendar and People CBS News Facebook Hyper (Beta) Latermark (eagerly awaiting Poki for my Pocket solution) Netflix NPR One OneNote outcoldplay (Google Play Music) Redditsaurus (reddit) Tweetium Games: Crossy Road Halo: Spartan Assault Hungry Shark Evolution Tiny Troopers
I've loaded some software on to my Surface 3 to measure it's performance.
My full Passmark score was 537.2
CPU Passmark 1485
2D Graphics Passmark 156.5
3D Graphics Passmark -- failed so I didn't get a score
Memory Passmark -- 636
Disk Passmark -- 610
ATTO, CDM, HD-Tune:
Just replaced my surface pro 2 with the surface 3. Happy with the change but the irritating auto brightness control issue with the 2 is still there with the 3 just not quite so bad. Yes I have switched it off in settings and powerplan but the screen brightness still jumps up and down especially when it starts or wakes up. Is there a generic intel driver I can load like I did on the 2 pro to resolve this? The only way to fully stop it in the pro 2 was using the intel graphics panel not available with the microsoft driver.