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New firmware updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 are now available

If you’re sporting a Surface Pro 4 or a Surface Book, you should be aware that Microsoft has just pushed out updated firmware for the two devices. It is safe to say that they’ll be attempting to improve the stability of the two devices across the board.

We begin with the firmware updates Surface Pro 4, which are focused on providing improvements to system stability and performance, storage performance, and system stability on startup. Here is a look at what is updated.

  • Surface UEFI (v106.1427.768.0) improves system stability and performance.
  • Surface Display (v1.0.6.1) updates the display panel driver.
  • Surface NVM Express Controller (v11.0.0.1) improves storage performance.
  • Intel(R) Management Engine Interface (v11.6.0.1042) improves system stability on startup.

With the Surface Book, the firmware updates are focused improvements to system performance and stability, storage performance, system stability on startup, battery life during sleep, and power utilization of the USB hub in the device base. The following areas see updates.

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M (v21.21.13.7667) improves system stability.
  • Surface UEFI (v90.1427.768.0) improves system stability and performance.
  • Surface NVM Express Controller (v11.0.0.1) improves storage performance.
  • Intel(R) Management Engine Interface (v11.6.0.1042) improves system stability on startup.
  • Surface Integration (v1.1.328.0) improves battery life during sleep.
  • Surface Integration Service Device (v1.0.241.0) improves device stability.
  • Surface USB Hub Firmware Update (v1.0.519.0) improves stability and power utilization of the USB hub in the device base

If you own a Surface Book, the updates are available in MSI format from the Surface Book Drivers and Firmware Page. Surface Pro 4 users, meanwhile, can head to the Surface Pro 4 Drivers and Firmware Page in the Microsoft Download Center to download the updates in MSI and ZIP formats.

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Have you updated the firmware on your Surface device?