The Surface Book 3 offers a few hardware upgrades, but its unique design is clearly holding it back against more powerful competitors. It’s still a compelling option for creatives, but be aware there are far faster machines for the same price.Read Full Review
- Materials feels high quality
- Excellent screen
- Better GPU than Surface Book 2
- Hardware isn’t as fast as the competition
- Detachable screen isn’t very useful
Don’t get me wrong. The Surface Book 3 isn’t a bad PC. If you need a new PC, you could do worse. It’s just iterative, and no longer feels fresh. It’s not a major leap forward for Microsoft’s most powerful PC. When Microsoft redesigns the Surface Book and makes this otherwise very good laptop look modern again, then it’ll be easier to justify the splurge.