Intels Latest Arc Driver Showcases Performance Uplifts For 20 Games

/ 8 months ago

Today Intel has released its latest Arc & Iris Xe graphics drivers version which has most notably brought in many performance increases for a whopping 20 games including some of the biggest titles on the market.

Intel Arc Major Performance Increases

The new update is a major leap for Intel’s growing improvements with its Arc performance especially with DX 11 titles of which there are 17 within this list of performance improvements. Before we look at the performance improvements the new drivers have introduced Game on Support for both Forza Motorsport 10th October and Assassin’s Creed Mirage which was released today.

Now onto the performance increases starting with improvements over the driver.

  • Forza Motorsport (DX12)
    • Up to 19% Uplift at 1440p With High Settings
  • Resident Evil 4 (DXR)
    • Up to 27% Uplift at 1080p High Ray Tracing settings
  • The Last of Us Part 1 (DX12)
    • Up to 12% Uplift at 1080p Ultra

Moving on to improvements over the driver which involves a lot of DX 11 titles

  • War Thunder (DX11)
    • Up to 9% Uplift at 1080p Max Settings
  • Payday 3 (DX11)
    • Up to 37% Uplift at 1080p Ultra
  • Naraka: Bladeepoint (DX11)
    • Up to 5% Uplift at 1080p Highest Settings
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (DX11)
    • Up to 32% Uplift at 1080p Ultra
  • Final Fantasy XIV Online (DX11)
    • Up to 7% Uplift at 1080p Ultra
  • Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition (DX11)
    • Up to 42% Uplift at 1080p Ultra
  • Call of Duty Black Ops 3 (DX11)
    • Up to 88% uplift at 1080p High
  • Total War: Warhammer 2 (DX11)
    • Up to 10% Uplift at 1080p Ultra
  • Tomb Raider (DX11)
    • Up to 10% at 1080p Ultra
  • Mad Max (DX11)
    • Up to 6% Uplift at 1080p very High
  • Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor (DX11)
    • Up to 14% Uplift at 1080p Ultra
  • Call of Duty Modern Warfare (DX11)
    • Up to 90% Uplift at 1080p Extra Settings
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution (DX11)
    • Up to 119% Uplift at 1080p High
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (DX11)
    • Up to 8% Uplift at 1080p Very High
  • (DX11)
    • Up to 10% Uplift at 1080p high
  • Kingdom Come: Deliverance (DX11)
    • Up to 22% Uplift at 1080p Ultra High
  • Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition (DX11)
    • Up to 9% Uplift at 1080p Ultra

Fixed Issues

  • EA Sports FC 24 (DX12) may experience application crash during gameplay.
  • UNCHARTED: Legacy of Thieves Collection (DX12) may exhibit texture corruption on characters.
  • Starfield (DX12) may experience sporadic instability in some areas of the game.
  • Dying Light 2 Stay Human (DX12) may exhibit color corruption during gameplay.
  • Fortnite (DX12) may experience application crash when Global Illumination setting is set to Lumen Epic.
  • Adobe After Effects may experience an application crash during render operations.
  • Some Intel® Arc™ A-Series Graphics notebooks may incorrectly report a higher value than expected for default clock frequency value

Where To Install

The latest drivers can be installed at or through the Arc Control App

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