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Identify your Surface Dock and features

If you're not sure which Surface Dock or Surface Docking station you have for your Surface, use this page to help you identify it. You can find out which Surface model you have, then identify your Surface Dock or Docking station model and its features:

Surface Dock 2

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

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

Front and back of Surface Dock 2—ports and feature

Front 

1. USB-C ports

Back

2. Power

3. Gigabit Ethernet

4. Audio

5. USB-C display ports

6. USB-A 3.2 ports

Check your Surface model in the table below to see which dock features will be available. If your Surface isn't listed, it isn't compatible with this dock. For information on how to find your Surface model, go to Find out which Surface model you have.

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 10 Gbps

Yes

Surface Pro 7
Surface Pro 7+
Surface Pro 8

Up to Dual 4K at 60Hz

Yes

Up to 10 Gbps

Yes

Surface Pro X

Up to Dual 4K at 60Hz

Yes

Up to 10 Gbps

Yes

Surface Laptop (1st Gen)
Surface Laptop 2

Up to Dual 4K at 30Hz

Yes

Up to 10 Gbps

Yes

Surface Laptop 3 (all models)

Surface Laptop 4 (all models)

Up to Dual 4K at 60Hz

Yes

Up to 10 Gbps

Yes

Surface Laptop Go
Surface Laptop Go 2

Up to Dual 4K at 30Hz

Yes

Up to 10 Gbps

Yes

Surface Laptop Studio

Up to Dual 4K at 60Hz

Yes

Up to 10 Gbps

Yes

Surface Book 2 (all models)

Up to Dual 4K at 30Hz

Yes

Up to 10 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 10 Gbps

Yes

Surface Go 2
Surface Go 3

Up to Dual 4K at 30Hz

Yes

Up to 10 Gbps

Yes

Surface Dock

Shows the Surface Dock, with numbered ports and features.

Front

1. USB 3.0

Side

2. Security lock slot

Back

3. Power

4. Ethernet

5. Audio

6. Mini DisplayPort

7. Mini DisplayPort

8. USB 3.0

9. USB 3.0

Check your Surface model in the table below to see which dock features will be available. The Surface Pro 1 and Surface Pro 2 are not compatible with this dock. For information on how to find your Surface model, go to Find out which Surface model you have.

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
Surface Pro 7+
Surface Pro 8

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)

Surface Laptop 4 (all models)

Audio out only

Up to 5 Gbps

Yes

Surface Laptop Go
Surface Laptop Go 2

Audio out only

Up to 5 Gbps

Yes

Surface Laptop Studio

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

Note: If you use the Surface Dock with your Surface Book, the Mini DisplayPort on your Surface Book is covered by the Surface Dock connector and is unavailable. This is by design as you can only use up to two external monitors with your Surface at one time. 

Docking station for Surface Pro 3

This docking station is only compatible with Surface Pro 3. For information on how to find your Surface model, go to Find out which Surface model you have.

Shows the Surface Pro 3 dock with callouts for the ports and features.

Back and sides of Docking station for Surface Pro 3—ports and features

1. Security lock slot

2. Charging port

3. Mini DisplayPort

4. USB 2.0

5. USB 3.0

6. Gigabit Ethernet

7. Audio

8. USB 3.0

Note: The Mini DisplayPort on your Surface 3 is available for use when it's in the docking station.

Docking station for Surface 3

This docking station is only compatible with Surface 3. For information on how to find your Surface model, go to Find out which Surface model you have.

Shows the Surface 3 dock with callouts for the ports and features.

Back and sides of Docking station for Surface 3—ports and features

1. USB 3.0

2. Audio

3. USB 2.0

4. Gigabit Ethernet

5. Mini DisplayPort

6. Charging port

7. Security lock slot

Docking station for Surface Pro 1 and Surface Pro 2

This docking station is only compatible with Surface Pro 1 and Surface Pro 2. For information on how to find your Surface model, go to Find out which Surface model you have.

Shows the Surface Pro 1 and Surface Pro 2 dock with callouts for the ports and features.

Back and sides of Docking station for Surface Pro 1 and Surface Pro 2—ports and features

1. Charging port

2. Mini DisplayPort

3. USB 2.0

4. Audio

5. Ethernet

6. USB 3.0

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