Identify your Surface Dock and features

Applies to: SurfaceSurface Dock

If you're not sure which dock or docking station you have for your Surface, use this page to help you identify it. Once you identify your dock or docking station, find your Surface to see what features are available. 

Surface Dock 2


Surface Dock 2 with the USB-ports labeled 1 to correspond to the text key following the image.

  1. USB-C port

Drawing of Surface Dock 2, with key features marked with numbers 2 through 6 to correspond to the text key following the image.

  1. Power
  2. Ethernet
  3. Audio
  4. USB-C display ports
  5. USB 3.0

Find your Surface model to see which dock features will be available. If your Surface isn't listed in this table, it isn't compatible with this dock. 

Surface model Display output via USB-C Audio In/Out USB-A data transfer rate Gigabit Ethernet

Surface Pro (5th Gen)
Surface Pro 6

Up to Dual 4K at 30Hz Yes Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Pro 7 Up to Dual 4K at 60Hz Yes Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Pro X Up to Dual 4K at 60Hz Yes Up to 5 Gbps Yes

Surface Laptop (1st Gen)
Surface Laptop 2

Up to Dual 4K at 30Hz Yes Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Laptop 3 (all models) Up to Dual 4K at 60Hz Yes Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Book 2 (all models) Up to Dual 4K at 30Hz Yes Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Book 3 (all models) Up to Dual 4K at 60Hz Yes Up to 10 Gbps Yes
Surface Go Up to Dual 4K at 30Hz Yes Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Go 2 Up to Dual 4K at 30Hz Yes Up to 5 Gbps Yes

Surface Dock


Surface Dock


Find your Surface model to see which dock features will be available on your device. The Surface Pro 1 and Surface Pro 2 are not compatible with this dock. 

When connecting your Surface to monitors through Surface Dock, the maximum refresh or screen resolution through the mini DisplayPort will be 4096 x 2160 @30Hz or 2960 x 1440 @60Hz, even if the device capabilities exceed this. For more info, go to Troubleshoot connecting Surface to a second screen.

Surface Model Audio in and out USB 3.0 data transfer rate Gigabit Ethernet
Surface Pro 3
Surface Pro 4
Audio out only Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Pro (5th Gen) 
Surface Pro 6
Audio out only Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Pro 7 Audio out only Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Pro X Audio out only Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Laptop (1st Gen)
Surface Laptop 2
Audio out only Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Laptop 3 (all models) Audio out only Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Book (all models)  Audio out only Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Book 2 (all models) Audio out only Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Go Audio out only Up to 5 Gbps Yes
Surface Go 2 Audio out only Up to 5 Gbps Yes

 

 

Docking station for Surface Pro 3


This docking station is only compatible with Surface Pro 3.

A picture identifies the ports on the docking station for Surface Pro 3

 

Docking station for Surface 3


This dock is only compatible with Surface 3. 

A picture identifies the ports on the docking station for Surface 3

Docking station for Surface Pro 1 and Surface Pro 2


This docking station is only compatible with Surface Pro 1 and Surface Pro 2. 

A picture identifies the ports on the docking station for Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2