Microsoft has updated the processor in your Surface Pro 2
If you bought your Microsoft Surface Pro 2 soon after its launch (which took place October 22) you may be upset to learn that the company has updated the tablet it by replacing one of the components, namely the processor. Initially, the device was equipped with Intel i5-4200U 1.6 GHz, but now Microsoft Surface Pro 2 has a faster i5-4300U processor with a clock frequency of 1.9 GHz.
Taking into account the information on the website benchmark Geekbench, the change was made in December. First it was noticed by the owners of the Surface Pro 2, which encountered problems after updating the firmware of your device, and then traded it for a new instance.
«Microsoft routinely makes small changes to internal components over the entire life cycle of the product. This is due to many factors including the affiliate supply chain, the availability and values of our clients.» — Microsoft
In addition to higher speed, the new processor includes Intel Trusted Execution, which, according to Intel, provides enhanced security software.
The reason why Microsoft decided to replace the original processor unknown, but the updated Surface Pro 2 already being sold in stores.
: The Verge