If you’ve subscribed to the Surface IT Pro Bulletin newsletter, you’ll already know that we’ve just released new driver and firmware updates for Surface Pro 3 to Windows Update last night (If you’re not currently subscribed, you can do so here). These updates include new drivers and firmware for Intel (R) HD Graphics Family, Intel(R) Display Audio, and Surface Pro UEFI that improve Miracast and docked video performance and system performance for the latest Windows versions. These driver and firmware updates are also now available for download from the Surface Pro 3 Drivers and Firmware page in the Microsoft Download Center.
The updates are available both in ZIP and MSI format. Click Download and select one or both of the following files, according to the format that fits your needs:
Note: In this release you’ll note that there are two ZIP files available, each with a Windows 10 build number in the file name following Win10. These build numbers represent the minimum build of Windows 10 required to install the drivers and firmware contained within that ZIP file.
For your reference, here is a full list of the driver versions that are updated in this release and the improvements they provide:
- Intel(R) HD Graphics Family (v126.96.36.19968) improves Miracast and docked video performance.
- Intel(R) Display Audio (v6.16.00.3197) improves Miracast and docked video performance.
- Surface Pro UEFI (v3.11.2050.0) improves system performance for the latest Windows versions.