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Surface Book 3 snags first batch of firmware updates after launch

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Surface Book 3 Logo Grass (Image credit: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central)

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 (opens in new tab).

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 (opens in new tab) 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 (opens in new tab).

Dan Thorp-Lancaster is the Editor in Chief for Windows Central. He began working with Windows Central as a news writer in 2014 and is obsessed with tech of all sorts. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DthorpL and Instagram @heyitsdtl. Got a hot tip? Send it to daniel.thorp-lancaster@futurenet.com.