Intel Releases ARC 101.4148 Graphics Drivers

/ 1 year ago

Intel has today released an update to their ARC Graphics Drivers, version 101.4184 which comes with various optimizations, fixes and improvements to the ARC platform.

New Intel Game On Driver Support and Optimizations

With this Driver, update comes support for 2 soon to release games.

  • Deceive Inc. an upcoming action, strategy game from Sweet Bandits Studios Go undercover as the world’s greatest spies in this tense multiplayer game of subterfuge. Disguise as anyone, deploy an arsenal of high-tech gadgets or neutralize the competition. As long as you extract with the objective, no trick is too dirty when you work for DECEIVE INC. Releases March 21st.
  • Diablo IV, The highly anticipated fourth instalment into Blizzard Entertainments Diablo series. Releases June 6th with a Beta to be open from March 17th.

Intel has also provided performance optimisations for Sons of The Forest the popular sequel to The Forest.

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Fixed and Known Issues

With this driver update comes various fixes to issues as well as the acknowledgement of existing issues.


Intel Arc Graphics Products:

  • The Riftbreaker (DX12) may exhibit black line corruption with the Xbox Game Pass version.
  • Resident Evil 4 Remake Chainsaw Demo (DX12) may experience lower-than-expected performance during gameplay.

Intel Core Processor Products:

  • Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection (DX12) may exhibit texture or striped corruption during gameplay.
  • Warhammer 40,000: Darktide (DX12) may exhibit texture or striped corruption during gameplay.
  • Dirt 5 (DX12) may exhibit texture corruption in the skybox.


Intel Arc Graphics Products:

  • Diablo 4 (Beta) may exhibit corruption on character during gameplay with ‘Highlight Character When Obscured’ setting enabled.
  • Sea of Thieves (DX11) may exhibit colour corruption on water edges.
  • Conqueror’s Blade (DX11) may exhibit corruption in benchmark mode.
  • 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.
  • Blender may exhibit corruption while using Nishita Sky texture node.

Intel Iris Xe 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 a 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 buildings and floors during gameplay.
  • 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 Known 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.
  • Using Arc Control Studio capture with certain games may incorrectly generate multiple video files.
  • Using Arc Control Studio capture with AVC codec selected may incorrectly use the HEVC codec
  • Modifying performance sliders may fail to apply back to their default values. A workaround is to use the “Reset to Defaults” button.

Where Can I Install?

This Update is available to download from ARC’s Graphics driver website, though as always don’t jump to installing this right away as issues could arise.

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