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Intel® Arc™ Graphics Windows* DCH for Intel® Arc™ A-Series Graphics and Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics

Release Version: Planned Release
Intel® Graphics Driver:
Build Date: May 10, 2023
DriverVer = 05/10/2023,
WHQL cert. and signed from May 15, 2023

Operating Systems:
• Microsoft Windows* 10-64 - October 2020 Update (20H2)
• Microsoft Windows* 10-64 - November 2021 Update (21H2)
• Microsoft Windows* 10-64 - May 2021 Update (21H1)
• Microsoft Windows* 11-64 - October 2021 Update (21H2)
• Microsoft Windows* 11-64 - September 2022 (22H2)

11th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) processor family (Codename Tiger Lake, Rocket Lake, Tiger Lake-H)
12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) processor family (Codename Alder Lake-S, Alder Lake-H, Alder Lake-P, Alder Lake-U, Alder Lake-HX, Alder Lake-N)
13th Gen Intel® Core™ processor family (Codename Raptor Lake-S, Raptor Lake-HX, Raptor Lake-H, Raptor Lake-P, Raptor Lake-U)
Intel(R) Iris(R) Xe Dedicated Graphics family (Codename DG1)
Intel(R) Arc(TM) Graphics family (Codename Alchemist)

• This Intel® Arc™ software package is bundled with the latest version of Intel® Arc™ Control
to streamline installation experience, resulting in a larger driver package file size.
• Intel® Arc™ Control will now display a notification on supported configurations if Resizable Bar is not enabled.
• Support for Xe Super Sampling (XeSS): Take your gaming experience to the next level with AI-enhanced
upscaling, enabling more performance with high image fidelity. For more information on game support
please click here .
• Take your system lighting to the next level with Intel® Arc™ RGB Controller. Intel® Arc™ RGB Controller
was custom designed to allow users to harness 90 individually addressable LEDs on Intel® Arc™ A770 GraphicsLimited Edition cards.
Intel® Arc™ RGB Controller is available for download here .
o Supported on Intel® Arc™ A770 Graphics Limited Edition on Windows®10 and Windows®11.
o Intel® and Cooler Master* collaborated on the creation of this software.
o For more information on how to enable the RGB lighting for your Intel® Arc™ A770
Graphics Limited Edition card, see the Intel® Arc™ A-Series Graphics – Desktop Quick Start Guide .

Intel® Game On Driver support on Intel® Arc™ A-series Graphics for:
• The Outlast Trials*
• The Lord of the Rings: Gollum*
• Starship Troopers: Extermination Early Access*

Game performance optimizations on Intel® Arc™ A-series Graphics versus Intel® software driver for:
• The Outlast Trials* (DX12)
o Up to 65% uplift at 1080p with Ultra settings
o Up to 52% uplift at 1440p with High settings
• The Lord of the Rings: Gollum* (DX12)
o Up to 4% uplift at 1080p with Epic settings
o Up to 11% uplift at 1440p with High settings
• Minecraft Bedrock* (DXR)
o Up to 30% uplift at 1080p with Ray Tracing enabled at 8 RT chunks
o Up to 34% uplift at 1440p with Ray Tracing enabled at 8 RT chunks
o Up to 28% uplift at 1440p with Ray Tracing enabled at 24 RT chunks

Intel® Arc™ Graphics Products:
• none

Intel® Core™ Processor Products:
• Battlefield: 2042*(DX12) may exhibit color corruption at the game menu.
• Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2* (DX12) may experience color corruption in Quick Play Lobby

Intel® Arc™ Graphics Products:
• The Last of Us* (DX12) may experience an application crash during gameplay.
• System may hang while waking up from sleep. May need to power cycle the system for recovery.
• GPU hardware acceleration may not be available for media playback and encode with some versions of Adobe Premiere Pro.
• Topaz Video AI* may experience errors when using some models for video enhancement.

Intel® Iris™ X MAX Graphics Products:
• Driver installation may not complete successfully on certain notebook systems with both Intel® Iris™ Xe + Iris™ Xe MAX devices. A system reboot and re-installation of the graphics driver may be required for successful installation.

Intel® Core™ Processor Products:
• Total War: Warhammer III* (DX11) may experience an application crash when loading battle scenarios.
• Call of Duty Warzone 2.0* (DX12) may exhibit corruption on certain light sources such as fire.
• Conqueror's Blade* (DX12) may experience an application crash during game launch.
• A Plague Tale: Requiem* (DX12) may experience application instability during gameplay.

Intel® ARC™ Control Highlights:
• Display Page
o A new display page is now available in Intel® Arc Control that allows users to view connected display information as well as shortcuts to the OS for changing resolution and refresh rate of displays.
o Variable Refresh Rate status and control is now available within the new Display page.
• Resizable BAR Status
o Resizable BAR status reporting within Intel® Arc Control now contains a drop-down menu to view per graphics device Resizable BAR status.
• Driver Update Beta Opt-In
o Recently introduced improvements for the driver update feature within Intel® Arc Control allows users to opt-in to the beta releases of drivers made available on intel.com. Users can now also view the type of release which is installed as well as release notes for that release within Arc Control.
• Search Bar
o A new feature available within Intel® Arc Control that allows you to easily and quickly search for and navigate to features within the user interface.
• Performance Telemetry Support
o Telemetry within the performance page of Intel® Arc Control now has a drop-down selector that allows telemetry for supported graphics products connected to your system to be viewed.
• Fan Speed Controls
o Added new fan speed controls within the performance page under performance tuning configuration of Intel Arc Control.
▪ Automatic allows the driver to control your fan speed behavior.
▪ Fixed fan target enables a static fan speed.
▪ Fan curve enables a dynamic fan speed to adjust fan speed with temperature targets.
• Virtual Camera Filters
o Lighting adjustments enable auto and manual adjustment of lighting conditions.
o Background replacement has been improved with the ability to adjust color balance.

Intel® Arc™ Control Fixed Issues
• Windows UAC Admin is required to install and launch Arc Control.
• The Live Performance Monitoring page may not apply the desired removal of some performance metric tiles.
• The Resizable BAR status may show an incorrect value on systems with multiple Intel® Graphics Adapters.

Intel® Arc™ Control Known Issues
• Using Arc Control Studio capture with certain games may incorrectly generate multiple video files.
• With Intel® Arc Control installed, systems may experience slightly higher than expected power consumption during system sleep or hibernate.
• May observe “could not stop Highlights” notification when stopping Auto-Game Highlights.
• The Camera on-screen preview may incorrectly persist when switching between Desktop and Overlay modes.
• The “Connector” type in the Display page may incorrectly show DP* when using an HDMI* display connection.

Intel® Arc™ Control Performance Tuning (BETA):
• Intel® Arc™ Control Performance Tuning is currently in Beta. As such, performance and features
may behave unexpectedly. Intel® will continue to refine the Performance Tuning software in future

Supported Subsystem IDs:







Contents of the Package:
• Intel® Graphics Driver
• Intel® Media SDK Runtime (
• Intel® oneVPL GPU Runtime (
• Intel® Graphics Compute Runtime for OpenCL* Driver
• Vulkan*3 Runtime Installer
• Intel® Graphics Driver Installer (1.0.778)
• oneAPI Level Zero Loader and Validation Layer
• Intel® Graphics Compute Runtime for OneAPI Level Zero specification
• Intel® Arc™ Control installer (1.68.4938.6)
• Intel® Driver Support Assistant

Info and Download - https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/download/726609/779145/intel-arc-iris-xe-graphics-whql-windows.html
Release Notes - https://downloadmirror.intel.com/779145/Release Notes.pdf
Direct Download - https://downloadmirror.intel.com/779145/gfx_win_101.4369.exe

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