Surface Book 3 spec leaks show 10th Gen Intel and professional-grade GPU

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What you need to know

  • A leaked retail listing shows potential details of the Surface Book 3.
  • The listing indicates that the Surface Book 3 will bump up to a 25W processor and have an option for an NVIDIA Quatro GPU.
  • Other listings share potential details about the Surface Go 2.

Update: Small correction: These are standard 15W chips, not stronger 25W ones.

Recent leaked store listings include potential details about multiple variants of the upcoming Surface Book 3. As with all leaks, these need to be taken with a grain of salt, but they line up fairly well with what's expected of the Surface Book 3. They certainly don't include any details that seem blatantly unrealistic. WinFuture first spotted the listings and shared details about the Surface Book 3. Additionally, some details about the Surface Go 2 came out through leaked listings.

The listings show options for 13-inch and 15-inch models of the Surface Book 3. Both models have options for the Intel Core i5-10210U and Intel Core i7-10510U processors, according to WinFuture. These chips are similar to the previous generation being 15W TDP, but they can burst or be configured to run at 25W TDP.

While it's not clear exactly how different these chips will be, there's a fair chance that the Surface Book 3 will have much more powerful chips than its predecessor. Intel's data charts share more insight regarding the Intel chips that might appear in the Surface Book 3.

WinFuture notes that the Intel Core i5-10210U and Intel Core i7-10510U processors have a base clock speed of 1.6GHz and 1.8GHz and a turbo clock maximum speed of 4.2GHz and 4.9GHz, respectively.

Microsoft Surface Book 3 Spec Leaks Winfuture

Source: WinFuture (Image credit: Source: WinFuture)

It also appears that The Surface Book 3 will see a bump to an option with 32GB of RAM. This jump isn't surprising but is more than the previous model. There will also be options for 8GB and 16GB of RAM, according to the listings. Storage for the Surface Book 3 goes up to 1TB on the listings.

On the graphics side of things, the Surface Book 3 seems like it will have an option to have an NVIDIA Quatro GPU. These would be professional-grade GPUs that could handle heavier workloads.

The Surface Book 3 listings range from €1,007 to €4,256 (roughly $1,093 to $4,617).

WinFuture also shares some potential details about the Surface Go 2 based on retail listings. The Surface Go 2 will reportedly have LTE and non-LTE option. According to WinFuture, the Surface Go 2 will have an 1800x1200 pixel display and potentially have a screen diagonal of 11-inches. If accurate, this would mean that the Surface Go 2's display would be largely the same as the original Surface Go.

On the inside, the Surface Go 2 will reportedly have an Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y, with a clock speed of 1.7GHz or an Intel Core m3-8100Y CPU. The Core m3 CPU is from the Amber Lake family of Intel chips. It has a base clock speed of 1.1GHz and can reach speeds of 3.4GHz. The Surface Go 2 will have options for 128GB or 256GB SSDs, according to the listing.

As always, leaked listings can be inaccurate or incomplete. There could be other variants of each device listed, or things could be entirely different.

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