If you have a Surface Book or Surface Pro 4 then you want to head into Windows Update and grab the latest firmware and hardware drivers for these devices as they are being shipped to address system stability and performance among other areas.

These updates are the first since January 2017 for Surface Pro 4 and you have to go all the way back to November 2016 to find the last set of these updates for Surface Book.

Here are the updated driver/firmware version numbers for each device, the link to download the update package from the Microsoft Download site if you need it for pushing the updates out to your users, and what issues the update addresses.

Surface Pro 4

  • 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.

Surface Book

  • 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.

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