Intel® Arc™ & Iris® Xe Graphics - WHQL - Windows*



This download installs Intel® Graphics Driver for Intel® Arc™ Graphics, 11th-13th Gen Intel® Core™ processor graphics, and related Intel Pentium® and Celeron® processors

Available Downloads

  • Windows 11 Family*, Windows 10* (22H2), Windows 10* (21H2), Windows 10* (21H1), Windows 10* (20H2)
  • Size: 618 MB
  • SHA1: BC87B9813E3614344BD670FEB7D4E0DB3598C622

Detailed Description

Note: Installing this Intel generic graphics driver will overwrite your computer manufacturer (OEM) customized driver. OEM drivers are handpicked and include customized features and solutions to platform-specific issues. The generic Intel driver provides users the latest and greatest feature enhancements and bug fixes that OEMs may not have customized yet to address platform-specific needs. Users can check for matching OEM versions at OEM websites.

Are you still experiencing an error preventing the driver update? Look here for why and a solution.

Any graphics issues found using Intel generic graphics drivers should be reported directly to Intel. Corporate customers should always use OEM drivers and report all issues through the vendor they purchased the platforms and support through.


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 improvements versus Intel® software driver for:

  • The Outlast Trials* (DX12)
    • Up to 65% uplift at 1080p with Ultra settings
    • Up to 52% uplift at 1440p with High settings
  • The Lord of the Rings: Gollum* (DX12)
    • Up to 4% uplift at 1080p with Epic settings
    • Up to 11% uplift at 1440p with High settings
  • Minecraft Bedrock* (DXR)
    • Up to 30% uplift at 1080p with Ray Tracing enabled at 8 RT chunks
    • Up to 34% uplift at 1440p with Ray Tracing enabled at 8 RT chunks
    • Up to 28% uplift at 1080p with Ray Tracing enabled at 24 RT chunks

OS Reference:

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

Platform (OS Support)

  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processor family (Codename Tiger Lake, Rocket Lake, Tiger Lake-H)
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ 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® Iris® Xe Dedicated Graphics family (Codename DG1)
  • Intel® Arc® Graphics family (Codename Alchemist)


  • Self-installing format (.exe) is the easiest installation method and our recommendation.

See the Release Notes for installation instructions, supported hardware, and more.

About Intel® software and drivers

The driver or software for your Intel® component might have been changed or replaced by the computer manufacturer. We recommend you work with your computer manufacturer before installing our driver so you don’t lose features or customizations.

See a list of computer manufacturer support websites.

This download is valid for the product(s) listed below.

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