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Surface Laptop Studio Receives Crucial May 2024 Firmware Enhancements

Surface Laptop Studio gets May 2024 update with better audio, smoother gaming (new G-SYNC games), fixed display issues, and improved Wi-Fi/Bluetooth.


has announced the release of a for the original Surface Laptop Studio in May 2024. The update introduces a range of critical enhancements, including improved audio quality for calls and recordings, a smoother gaming experience with support for new Nvidia G-SYNC compatible games, and fixes for external display flickering issues when connected to Surface Dock 2. Additionally, the update addresses Wi-Fi and Bluetooth recovery on standby, promising more reliable connections.

Enhanced Gaming and Audio Performance

Among the highlights of the update are performance upgrades for several popular games, such as “Mortal Kombat 1,” “Lies of P,” and “Starfield.” The firmware now supports eight new G-SYNC compatible games, ensuring a more enjoyable and smoother gaming experience. This enhancement is particularly significant for gamers who demand high performance and seamless play. Furthermore, the update significantly improves the audio quality of calls and recordings, addressing a common concern among users and elevating the overall user experience.

Connectivity and Display Improvements

The May 2024 firmware update also focuses on solving connectivity issues and external display problems. It fixes the flickering and malfunctioning of a second monitor display when the device is connected to Surface Dock 2, a vital fix for professionals relying on multiple displays for their work. Moreover, the update enhances the recovery of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections when the device is on standby, aiming to provide a more reliable and stable connection.

The original Surface Laptop Studio is set to have a six-year lifecycle, with Microsoft planning to end support on October 5, 2027. This long-term support plan underscores Microsoft's commitment to providing ongoing updates and improvements. Launched in 2021, the Laptop Studio has an 11th generation Intel CPUs alongside high end 3050Ti GPU.

Elsewhere, the Surface Laptop Studio has a 14.4-inch PixelSense touch display with a 120Hz refresh rate, up to 32GB of RAM. Microsoft has also added Thunderbolt 4 support, something we reported the company was exploring. In September 2023, Microsoft introduced the second generation Surface Laptop Studio 2

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