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Microsoft is updating the Surface Pro X lineup with app performance improvements

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Taras Buria


Sep 16 2023 06:54 EDT

Good news for those who own a Surface Pro X and feel the tablet could benefit from some app performance improvements: Microsoft is rolling out the September 2023 firmware update with network stability improvements, app performance improvements, fingerprint reliability improvements, and more.

What’s new in the Surface Pro X September 2023 firmware update?

Surface Pro X (Wi-Fi):

  • Improves wireless stability and addresses security vulnerabilities.

  • Improves the stability and audio performance of the device.

  • Refers to the performance of third-party applications.

  • Improves the reliability of the fingerprint reader.

Surface Pro X SQ2 and SQ1:

  • Refers to the performance of third-party applications.
  • Improves Wi-Fi reliability.

Here is the list of new drivers (Surface Pro X Wi-Fi):

Driver version Windows Device Manager
3.30201.210.0 Install DolbyAPO (HSA) software
3.30508.581.0 DolbyAPO SWC device
4.15.12412.20015 ELAN WBF fingerprint sensor
27.20.1960.0 Qualcomm(R) Adreno(TM) 680 GPU
1.0.1940.0 Qualcomm(R) Aqstic(TM)
1.0.1980.0 Qualcomm(R) Aqstic(TM)
Qualcomm(R) Aqstic(TM) Extension
Qualcomm(R) Aqstic(TM)
Qualcomm(R) Wi-Fi B/G/N/AC (2×2) Svc Surface Dock 2 Firmware Update Driver Extension Surface integration service
1.0.1980.0 Surface Pro X Aqstic(TM)
Surface Pro X Aqstic(TM) extension.
Surface Pro X Qualcomm(R) Aqstic(TM) Extension
1.0.1980.1 Surface Pro X Audio DSP Subsystem Device Expansion Cover Surface Type V7 Controller UDE Fingerprint Surface Type Cover v7 firmware update

Surface Pro X SQ2 and SQ1:

Driver version driver
1.0.1960.0 Qualcomm(R) Wi-Fi B/G/N/AC (2×2) Svc – Network Adapters
27.20.1960.0 Microsoft SQ1 Adreno 685 GPU – Display adapters

Here is more information about the release:

Supported configurations Surface Pro X (Wi-Fi)
Surface Pro X SQ2
Surface Pro X SQ1
Windows versions are supported Windows 11 22H2 or later (Surface Pro X Wi-Fi)
Windows 10 20H1 or later (Surface Pro X SQ2 and SQ1)
How to get the update windows update
Additional steps

We recommend restarting your Surface to complete the rest of the setup. To restart the device, select Start, and then select Power > Restart. If you still feel like your Surface isn’t working properly, visit Our help page for Surface devicesChoose how you’d like to get support, enter what you need help with, then follow the help or recommended articles.

known problems There are no known issues with this update

The Surface Pro X lineup with Microsoft SQ1 and SQ2 chips will remain supported until August 10, 2025. As for the newer Surface Pro X (Wi-Fi), it will continue to receive firmware updates for more than two years, with an end-of-service scheduled for 5 in October 2025.

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