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What you need to know

  • Some day-one firmware updates are available for Surface Book 3.
  • The updates mostly focus on system stability and reliability.
  • Surface Book 3 is available to buy now starting at $1,600.

Microsoft's new Surface Book 3 is available starting today, and it has a fresh set of firmware updates available on day one. These updates largely bring reliability and stability improvements across the board, along with some interoperability improvements.

Here's a look at all of what's new according to the Surface Update History page.

  • Surface SMF- Firmware 1.0.23.1 - improves system stability.
  • Surface Panel - Monitor 3.99.139.0 - improves interoperability with creative software usage.
  • Surface Panel - Monitor 3.99.139.0 - improves interoperability with creative software usage.
  • Surface DTX – System devices 3.81.139.0 - improves system stability.
  • Surface Integration – System devices 22.24.139.0 - improves stability and interoperability between peripherals.
  • Surface System Aggregator - Firmware 10.5.139.0 improves device reliability during low battery scenarios.

If you have a Surface Book 3 arriving today, or are planning to pick one up, you can grab these updates right away via Windows Update. Otherwise, the new Surface Book 3 is available to buy now with a price starting at $1,600 for the consumer version. There's also a business version available, with NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 graphics with Max-Q starting at $3,500.

Two in one

Surface Book 3

Power on the go

The refreshed Surface Book 3 for 2020 gets new Intel 10th Gen processors, more powerful GTX graphics, and much better Wi-Fi, SSD, and RAM options making this one powerful 2-in-1 convertible PC.

Built for business

Surface Book 3

Beefy power

This version of the Surface Book 3 has options for NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 Max-Q graphics, allowing it to meet the demands of creators and users who need more power.

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