1. rchapman80's Avatar
    So I purchased an i5 Surface Pro (2017) during the Christmas sales and so far i'm loving it. Probably my favorite device in a long time. it replaced a MacBook Pro and iPad. love having only one deice instead of two.

    Anyway, I'm looking to get a second AC Adapter for my travel bag. I see that Microsoft sells two versions. A 65w ($75) and a 102w ($100). My Surface Pro came with a 65w. is there any benefit to getting the 102w? Will it charge faster? if so would it be noticable and worth the extra money? Does anyone use the 102w with there Surface Pro?

    thank you
    01-12-2018 08:14 PM
  2. Gayle Lynn's Avatar
    I just ordered this. sound reliable.

    65W Charger for Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Pro 4 Surface Laptop Book Pro 5 2017 11Ft, Aaweal 15V 4A Adapter with USB Charging Port and 6Ft Supply Power Cord , Including a storage pouch bag Model 1706

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074X6KZL4...pUvbUpU3728737
    01-12-2018 08:34 PM
  3. rchapman80's Avatar
    Let me know how you like it. How you feel about quality and durability compered to the Microsoft adapter. I saw the on amazon but i'm skeptical about third party adapters. Bad experience.
    01-15-2018 11:48 PM
  4. Gayle Lynn's Avatar
    I ended up getting the MS dock. Highest quality and very useable. Stock charger is now my #2 .

    Microsoft Surface Dock.
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0163HP38W...pUvbUpU3729319
    01-16-2018 02:18 PM
  5. ClintRo's Avatar
    I purchased an aftermarket charger, it has very good reviews and I have had no issues. I have probably only used it a few times because this battery is a beast. So, not sure how long it will last or how well it will do long term. That said you always take a chance with aftermarket items.

    Here is the one I have:
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...pUvbUpU3729432
    01-17-2018 08:21 AM
  6. rchapman80's Avatar
    Thanks, I will probably try one of these. I won't be using it often but I like to have 2 chargers. One for my bag and one for the house. In this use case I have a hard time dropping the $80 for the Microsoft one.
    01-18-2018 01:22 PM

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