Surface Studio 2 and Surface Studio snag fresh GPU driver updates

Surface Studio 2
Surface Studio 2 (Image credit: Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • New firmware and driver updates are available for the Surface Studio 2 and Surface Studio.
  • The updates bring new GPU drivers, along with improvements for Surface Pen reliability and latency.
  • The updates are rolling out now for both Surface Studio devices.

A fresh set of firmware and driver updates are available for the Surface Studio 2 and Surface Studio. Date September 17, the release notes for both updates were posted today on Microsoft's Surface Update History site, and they both bring new GPU drivers and improvements for Surface Pen reliability and latency.

Here's a look at what's new for the Surface Studio 2, from Microsoft (opens in new tab):

  • NVIDIA – Display – 26.21.14.3140
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 – Display adapters, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 – Display adapters
    • 26.21.14.3140 improves Pen latency, and improves device stability with updated NVIDIA driver support.

If you own the original Surface Studio, here's what you'll see with these updates, from Microsoft (opens in new tab):

  • NVIDIA – Display – 26.21.14.3140
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M – Display adapters, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M – Display adapters
    • 26.21.14.3140 improves Pen latency and reliability and improves device stability with updated NVIDIA driver support.
  • Surface – Human Interface Device – 23.608.139.0
    • 23.608.139.0 improves Pen latency and reliability.

These updates are rolling out now. As is typical with Surface updates, these are being rolled out in stages, so you may not see them available right away. However, you cancheckWindows Update to see if they're available for your Surface Studio or Surface Studio 2 now.

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