Identify your Surface Dock and features

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.

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

  1. USB-C port

  2. Power

  3. Ethernet

  4. Audio

  5. USB-C display ports

  6. 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
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 Laptop Go

Up to Dual 4K at 30Hz

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
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 Laptop Go

Audio out only

Up to 5 Gpbs

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.

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

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 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

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