The latest Surface Book 3 update has a long list of improvements.

What you need to know

  • The Surface Book 3 has a new firmware update.
  • The update includes a long list of improvements and fixes.
  • The fixes include improved inking and stability.

Microsoft shipped a firmware update for the Surface Book 3 recently. The update improves inking on the device, improves general stability, and includes several other fixes and improvements. While the update does include any new features, it does bring quite a long list of improvements to one of the best Windows laptops.

Microsoft’s support page outlines all of the changes, which can also be found below.

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name Version Update
AMD – System – 1.2.0.112 AMD UART Controller – System devices 1.2.0.112 Improves system stability.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. – Display – 26.20.12059.3000 AMD Radeon (TM) Vega 9 Graphics – Display Adapter / AMD Radeon (TM) Vega 11 Graphics – Display adapters 26.20.12059.3000 Improves system stability by addressing waking from sleep scenarios.
Surface – Firmware – 1.2545.140.0 Surface UEFI – Firmware 1.2545.140.0 Addresses issues related to waking from sleep bugcheck and unexpected shutdown failure.
Surface – Firmware – 16.308.139.0 Surface System Aggregator – Firmware 16.308.139.0 Improves battery reliability during low battery scenarios.
Intel Corporation – System – 1.0.1287.0 Detection Verification – System devices 1.0.1287.0 Improves audio reliability.
Surface – Extension – 1.58.137.0 (Surface Book Base v3 Firmware Update) – no Device Manager notes 1.58.137.0 Improves Surface Dock 2 reliability and addresses system bugcheck.
Surface – Firmware – 10.11.139.0 Surface System Aggregator – Firmware 10.11.139.0 Resolves the stability issues during low battery scenarios.
Intel Corporation – System – 10.24.0.3694 Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) Audio Controller – System devices 10.24.0.3694 Improves device Sleep power consumption and addresses system bugcheck.
Intel Corporation – System – 10.24.3694.245 Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) OED – System devices 10.24.3694.245 Improves device Sleep power consumption and addresses system bugcheck.
Surface – System – 2.14.137.0 Surface System Telemetry Driver – System devices 2.14.137.0 Facilitates power and thermal related data analysis.
Intel – Net – 21.80.2.1 Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 160MHz – Network adapters 21.80.2.1 Improves Wi-Fi performance resuming from sleep and Miracast connection performance.
Intel – Bluetooth – 21.80.0.3 Intel Wireless Bluetooth – Bluetooth 21.80.0.3 Resolves the issue with WiFi connection throughput and improves stability.
NVIDIA – Display – 26.21.14.4292 NVIDIA GeForce GTX – Display adapters 26.21.14.4292 Improves GPU stability and power consumption.
Dolby – SoftwareComponent – 3.20602.651.0 DolbyAPO SWC Device – Software components 3.20602.651.0 Improves device audio performance and stability, and addresses 3rd party app compatibility and performance.
Surface – System – 3.83.139.0 Surface DTX – System devices 3.83.139.0 Improves connectivity and performance with USB Hub.
Surface – Firmware – 4.0.211.139 13 Inch – Surface Touch Firmware / 15 Inch – Surface Touch Firmware – Firmware 4.0.211.139 Improves Touch and Pen stability.
Surface – Extension – 4.212.139.0 (13 Inch – Surface Touch Pen Processor / 15 Inch – Surface Touch Pen Processor) – no Device Manager notes 4.212.139.0 Improves Touch stability and improves pen inking when palm is also on screen.
Dolby – Extension – 5.224.130.56 (13 Inch – Dolby Device Extension) – no Device Manager notes 5.224.130.56 Fixes low volume output from internal speakers and improves audio reliability.
Dolby – Extension – 5.224.132.1 (15 Inch – Dolby Device Extension) – no Device Manager notes 5.224.132.1 Fixes low volume output from internal speakers and improves audio reliability.
Surface – System – 6.83.139.0 Surface Integration Service Device – System devices 6.83.139.0 Improves Surface Dock 2 reliability.

The update should be available now through Windows Update on the Surface Book 3.