Microsoft releases driver and firmware updates for the Surface Studio and Pro X

A couple of Surface devices - specifically, the first-generation Surface Studio and last year's Pro X - are getting a handful of driver and firmware updates today. The longest list of updates is naturally for the Pro X, which is the more recent device.

Being an ARM-based device, the Surface Pro X has a lot of its hardware components built into Microsoft's SQ1 chipset, so the update will show up as a single entry in Windows Update, simply using the designation "Microsoft Corporation – System Hardware Update". However, the update targets multiple components, including the GPU, the audio chipset, and more. The fixes range from those for bugchecks, to audio performance, among other things. Here's the full list:

Device Manager Name Version and Update
Qualcomm(R) Adreno(TM) 680 GPU

26.18.1040.0000

  • improves the Microsoft Teams app experience and resolves intermittent display issues.
Qualcomm(R) Aqstic(TM)

1.0.0770.0000

  • improves device audio performance.

Qualcomm(R) Aqstic™

4.0.0710.0000

  • improves device audio performance.
Qualcomm(R) Hexagon(TM) 690 DSP

1.0.1040.0000

  • resolves device bugcheck.

Qualcomm(R) Memory and File System Device

1.0.1040.0000

  • resolves device bugcheck.
Qualcomm(R) System Manager Device

1.0.1040.0000

  • resolves device bugcheck and device crash.

Qualcomm(R) Wi-Fi B/G/N/AC (2x2) Svc

1.0.1020.0000

  • addresses potential security updates and improves connection reliability.

Surface Pro X Qualcomm(R) Aqstic(TM)

1.0.0820.0000

  • improves device audio performance.
Surface Qualcomm(R) Aqstic(TM)

1.0.820.0

  • improves device audio performance.

Surface System Aggregator

14.105.139.0

  • improves battery performance and reporting.
Surface UEFI

3.477.140.0

  • improves system stability.

That's a pretty comprehensive list, so you may want to update as soon as possible.

Meanwhile, the Surface Studio has a more modest list of updates, and they all focus on security and stability. Here's the full list:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name

Version and Update

Surface – Extension - 1.56.87.0 Intel iCLS Client Extension

1.56.87.0

  • addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel – Software Component - 1904.12.0.1208 Intel(R) ICLS Client - Software devices

1904.12.0.1208

  • addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel – System – 1914.12.0.1256 Intel(R) Management Engine Interface – System

1914.12.0.1256

  • addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel Corporation - System - 1.0.31.1

Intel Camera IR – System devices

1.0.31.1

  • addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Surface – System – 5.91.139.0 Surface Integration Service Device – System devices

5.91.139.0

  • addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Surface - Firmware - 11.8.70.3626 Surface ME - Firmware

11.8.70.3626

  • addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Surface – Firmware – 119.3195.768.0 Surface UEFI – Firmware

119.3195.768.0

  • addresses security updates and improves system stability.

Both sets of updates seem to require Windows 10 version 1809, or the October 2018 Update, in order to be detected in Windows Update, though the Surface Studio page has conflicting information on that front. Unlike some other firmware updates, these aren't rolling out gradually and should be available right now to everyone that meets the requirements.

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