Last week customers who pre-ordered the new Surface Studio not only received emails from Panos Panay about their own personal support line being available but also started to receive their brand new devices early as Microsoft began shipping the hardware ahead of schedule.

Just like other members of Microsoft's Surface hardware line, there is now a dedicated Surface Studio Updates page that will list the various driver and firmware updates as they are released for the new hardware.

In addition to the updates page, Microsoft has also made the initial set of Surface Studio drivers and firmware available for download from their Download Center.

Although you should not need these to get your Surface Studio up and running when you first receive the new device, it might be handy to have these downloaded as backups just in case you need them.

The 276 MB download contains the following drivers according to Microsoft:

  • Surface Embedded Controller Firmware (v117.1288.257.0)
  • Surface Management Engine (v11.0.15.1003)
  • Surface Touch (v5.120.5.251)
  • Surface UEFI (v117.1281.768.0)
  • Intel(R) Xeon(R) E3 – 1200/1500 v5/6th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) PCIe Controller (x16) (v10.1.1.33)
  • Intel(R) Xeon(R) E3 – 1200/1500 v5/6th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) Host Bridge/DRAM Registers (v10.1.1.33)
  • Intel(R) Xeon(R) E3 – 1200/1500 v5/6th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) Gaussian Mixture Model (v10.1.1.33)
  • Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I219-LM (v12.15.23.1)
  • Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller (v8.20.0.931)
  • Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED (v8.20.0.931)
  • Intel Chipset SATA RAID Controller (v14.10.3.1041)
  • Intel(R) 100 Series/C230 Series Chipset Family SMBus (v10.1.1.33)
  • Intel(R) 100 Series/C230 Series Chipset Family Thermal subsystem (v10.1.1.33)
  • Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows (v18.31.1.43)
  • NVIDIA High Definition Audio (v1.3.34.15)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M (v21.21.13.6910)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M (v21.21.13.6910)
  • Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) (v6.0.1.7937)
  • Realtek I2S Amp Device (v10.0.10586.16)
  • Surface IR Camera (v1.0.31.0)
  • Surface Dial Filter (v1.1.6.0)
  • Surface Display (v1.1.207.1)
  • Surface Display Color (v1.0.99.0)
  • Surface Integration (v1.0.182.0)
  • Surface Keyboard Firmware Update (v2.0.68.1)
  • Surface Keyboard Integration (v2.0.8.0)
  • Surface Mouse Firmware Update (v2.0.50.0)
  • Surface Mouse Integration (v2.0.8.0)
  • Surface Storage Firmware Update (RAID) (v1.1.722.0)
  • Microsoft LifeCam Front (v5.20.1034.1)
  • Intel(R) Management Engine Interface (v11.0.5.1189)
  • Intel(R) Serial IO GPIO Host Controller v30.63.1620.3)
  • Intel(R) Serial IO I2C Host Controller (v30.63.1620.3)
  • Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter (v15.68.9048.83)
  • Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller (v15.68.9048.83)
  • Maxim Power Meter (v100.0.1.1)
  • Surface Accessory Firmware Update (v1.1.382.0)
  • Surface Button (v1.1.662.0)
  • Surface Digitizer Integration (v2.0.0.0)
  • Surface Pen (v1.1.352.0)
  • Surface Pen Click Filter (v2.0.1.0)
  • Surface Pen Settings (v12.0.307.0)
  • Surface Pen Integration (v1.1.359.0)
  • Surface Pen Pairing (v1.0.56.0)
  • Surface Integration Service Device (v1.0.146.0)
  • Surface Software Servicing (v3.0.10.0)

Of course, these drivers can also be used to build custom Windows 10 images for deploying the Surface Studio within your business or organization. The downloads allow for the installation or deployment of individual drivers or it will install the applicable drivers automatically.

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