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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 7 3780U

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 7 3780U
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 7 3780U (Surface Laptop 3 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4-2400
Display
15 inch 3:2, 2496 x 1664 pixel 200 PPI, Capacitive, native pen support, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
512GB
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Brightness Sensor
Networking
Atheros/Qualcomm QCA6174 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 14.7 x 339.5 x 244 ( = 0.58 x 13.37 x 9.61 in)
Battery
45 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.54 kg ( = 54.32 oz / 3.4 pounds), Power Supply: 290 g ( = 10.23 oz / 0.64 pounds)
Price
1900 Euro

 

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 11 reviews)

Reviews for the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 7 3780U

Surface Laptop 3 15-inch review
Source: Bill Bennett English
That impression didn’t go away. Yet there is also the dawning realisation that the big screen is all you get with the 15-inch Ryzen 5 Surface Laptop 3. It might help to think of it as a physically pumped-up version of a smaller computer with a bigger screen. That makes it good for personal productivity, not so good for games or media production.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/05/2020
Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7 and Laptop 3 are iterative and issue-prone
Source: Mobile Syrup English
That said, few other manufacturers match the solid build quality, excellent design and fantastic keyboards available on from Microsoft’s Surface line. If you’re a Surface diehard, these devices are great — issues aside. Those who want the most for their dollar should look elsewhere.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/24/2020
Surface Laptop 3 15-inch review: A great laptop, but get the Intel model
Source: Neowin English
Despite its flaws, I really do like the Surface Laptop 3 15. I feel like the display is the perfect size. As I said earlier, I've never cared much for 3:2 displays, because they tend to not be as wide as 16:9 screens, and I need apps to run side-by-side. But this screen is the width of a traditional 14-inch laptop, which makes it fine; it's just taller, giving me extra real estate.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/18/2020
Microsoft Surface Pro X And Pro 7 Review: Snapdragon And x86 Experience
Source: Hot Hardware English
On the other hand, the Surface Pro 7 at the same price is a speedy little 2-in-1 convertible, especially if you can live with 128 GB of storage. At $899 the Core i5 with 8 GB of memory and 128 GB of storage is extremely reasonable. The upcharge for more storage is more palatable when the performance is excellent like it is here. We really liked the Surface Pro 7's mix of looks, great display, light weight, and nice performance, so we're happy to give it our Recommended award.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/15/2020
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 Showdown: AMD's Ryzen Picasso vs. Intel's Ice Lake
Source: AnandTech English
Meanwhile for Intel, Ice Lake has been years in the making, and, after a long delay, it is finally here. After digging into the platform in-depth, it’s clear that Ice Lake is an incredibly strong offering from Intel. The CPU performance gains are significant, particularly because they were made in the face of a CPU frequency deficit. But the biggest gains were on the GPU side, where Intel’s Gen 11 GT2 in its full 64 Execution Unit configuration is likely the biggest single increase in GPU performance since they started integrating GPUs. It pulls very close to AMD’s Vega, closing the gap in performance to almost zero.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 12/13/2019
Microsoft Surface 3 Laptop Battle – AMD Ryzen 7 or Intel Core i7?
Source: Legit Reviews English
If you want the best 15-inch Surface Laptop 3, you’ll need to look for the business model, and buy that one. You won’t get fancy retail packaging, but you’ll end up with an Intel ‘Ice Lake’ powered system with better overall performance and longer battery life than the rival AMD powered machine. You’ll also get Windows 10 Pro and Wi-Fi 6 to boot. You are looking at about a $100 price premium for the Intel powered Surface Laptop 3, but depending on the configuration it might actually be less expensive as it was in our case. You can find the Surface Laptop 3 for business with pricing starting at $1,099 shipped for the 13.5-inch model or $1,299 for the 15-inch model. The Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 for Business that we tested today runs $1,599 shipped as it has the double the RAM and SSD size over the base model and may be worth the extra cash as 16GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD seems a must on premium devices as we enter 2020.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/11/2019
Review: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3: AMD Ryzen 7 vs. Intel Core i7
Source: Hexus English
Having being hamstrung on desktop, Intel needs a win and is eager to highlight its advantages in the mobile space, where efficiency, Wi-Fi capabilities and battery life are more pressing concerns than sheer core count.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/22/2019
80% Surface Laptop 3 15 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Surface Laptop 3 15 is a 15-inch premium laptop you can't ignore; it's remarkably built and an attractive bit of kit. The AMD Ryzen processor options tackle everyday tasks with ease, but this isn't a device for high-end design work or gaming, while the battery performance is a major let down.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-inch (Ryzen 7) review: The price tag climbs, but battery life drops
Source: PC World English
The disparity in value is what I can’t help landing on with the Ryzen 7 version of the Surface Laptop 3. It’s significantly more expensive than the Ryzen 5 model, yet battery life drops under 8 hours. Performance improves somewhat. If you’re deciding upon which Surface Laptop 3 to buy, we’d suggest either the Surface Laptop 3 (Ryzen 5) model instead, or else another laptop suggested above.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/07/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-inch (Ryzen 7) review: The price tag climbs, but battery life drops
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Our thesis that the Intel-powered Surface Laptop 3 for Business might be a better bet still holds true—although the Ryzen 7’s performance makes that a much more challenging statement to defend. At just $100 more, the Surface Laptop 3 for Business offers a similarly configured model as our test unit, with a Core i7-1065G7 inside it as well as improved wireless capabilities. That’s the same Core i7-1065G7/16GB/256GB configuration as in the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 7390, which we’ve tested.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/07/2019

Foreign Reviews

To mój nowy ulubiony laptop. Takiej klawiatury nie ma żaden inny. Recenzja Surface Laptop 3 (15 cali)
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Good ergonomy; excellent display; great speakers; elegant design. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2019

Comment

AMD Vega 11: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with all 11 CUs (=704 shaders) and a clock of up to 1240 MHz.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


R7 3780U: Mobile Quad-Core APU using Zen+ cores clocked at 2.3 to 4 GHz and a Vega 11 graphics card with 11 CUs clocked at up to 1400 MHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15":

This display size represents a treshold between the small sizes of subnotebooks and ultrabooks and the standard-sizes of office- and multimedia laptops on the other hand. Laptops with that size are somewhat rare, nowadays.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.54 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


Microsoft:

Microsoft smartphones and tablets have been tested since 2012. There are many reviews with average ratings. The reader's interest is quite given, but the market share is not big enough for the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers (as of 2016).


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15, i7-1065G7
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13, i5-1035G7
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15, Ryzen 5 3580U
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2019-12- 1)