New firmware updates are available for 15″ AMD-based Surface Laptop 3

Rabia Noureen

Surface Laptop 3

Microsoft has rolled out new firmware updates for the AMD version of the Surface Laptop 3 (via Neowin). The recent batch focuses largely on Surface Laptop 3 stability and reliability by improving the waking from sleep experience.

The September firmware updates are available for Surface Laptop 3 owners running Windows 10 May 2019 Update, or newer, and you can check out the changelog below:

  • AMD UART Controller – System devices: Improves system stability.
  • 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 UEFI – Firmware: 1.2545.140.0 Addresses issues related to waking from sleep bugcheck and unexpected shutdown failure.
  • Surface System Aggregator – Firmware: 16.308.139.0 Improves battery reliability during low battery scenarios.

As is the case for all firmware updates, these bits are now available via Windows Update for AMD-based Surface Laptop 3 devices. It is worth noting that there are no firmware updates yet for Intel variants of the Surface Laptop 3, but that may change soon. Feel free to check out the Surface Update History page for more details.