Surface Studio Just Picked Up a Ton of Firmware Updates

Posted on August 30, 2018 by Paul Thurrott in Microsoft Surface with 5 Comments

Surface Studio is Updated for Windows Mixed Reality

Surface Studio owners have quite a bit of updating to do: Today, the wildly expensive PC was provided with a complete firmware update overhaul similar to what we saw previously on other Surface PCs.

There’s no word (yet?) from the Surface Blog for IT Pros, but the Surface Studio Update History website does list the following firmware updates for today:

  • Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter – Bluetooth 15.68.9125.57 improves system security. NVIDIA – Display – 24.21.13.8927
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M – Display adapter 24.21.13.9827 improves system stability.
  • Surface UEFI – Firmware 118.2311.769.0 Improves wake from sleep and speech recognition.
  • Microsoft LifeCam Front – Imaging device 5.20.1034.2 improves system stability.
  • Surface Display – Monitors 1.0.25.0 improves system stability.
  • Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller – Network adapters 15.68.9125.57 improves system security.
  • Surface Pen Settings – Human Interface Devices 23.607.139.0 improves Pen performance.
  • NVIDIA High Definition Audio – Sound, video and game controllers 1.3.37.4 improves system stability.
  • Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) – Sound, video and game controllers 6.0.1.8242 improves Cortana Wake on Voice feature.
  • Realtek I2S Amp Device – Sound, video and game controllers 10.0.10586.17 improves system stability.
  • Detection Verification – System devices 1.0.98.0 improves system stability and Cortana performance.
  • Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller – System devices 9.21.0.3347 improves system stability and Cortana performance.
  • Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED – System devices 9.21.0.3347 improves system stability and Cortana performance.
  • Surface Integration – System devices 1.0.456.0 improves system stability.

Presumably, some recent mitigations for Meltdown and Spectre are included in there somewhere, as was the case previously for Surface Laptop and Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro (2017), Surface Book 2, and Surface Book.

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