Intel Arc and Iris Xe graphics driver [Update: Jetzt WHQL]fixes bugs in Starfield (but not all)

[Update 7.09.2023] Intel has now released the graphics driver for Intel Arc and Iris Xe under Windows 10 and Windows 11 as the final driver (WHQL). Nothing changes in the release notes compared to the non-WHQL driver.

[Original 4.09.2023] Intel has released a new driver for Intel Arc and Iris Xe for Windows 10 and Windows 11. It is a non-WHQL that serves more as a hotfix for the new game Starfield. But he also supports the new game SYNCED.

Fixes for Intel Arc graphics

  • Starfield (DX12) The loading time of the game is significantly reduced.
  • Starfield (DX12) may experience instability and application crashes on startup and during gameplay.
  • Starfield (DX12) may experience texture corruption and scene flickering during gameplay.

Open issues Intel Arc Graphics

  • Starfield (DX12) may experience application instability in some areas of the game.
  • Starfield (DX12) may exhibit glitches when using Dynamic Resolution Scaling. A workaround is the change
    the value of the Render Resolution Scale slider.
  • Starfield (DX12) may experience texture flickering on light sources during gameplay.
  • Starfield (DX12) may have low texture detail on certain in-game objects.
  • UNCHARTED: Legacy of Thieves Collection (DX12) may exhibit texture distortions on characters.
  • Halo Infinite (DX12) Campaign may experience an application crash on some system configurations.
  • Dead by Daylight* (DX11) may crash during gameplay.
  • Topaz Video AI may cause errors when using some models for video enhancement.
  • Adobe After Effects may experience an application crash during rendering operations.
  • On certain Intel Arc graphics products, the device fan may spin up frequently.

Open issues Intel Iris Xe MAX graphics products:

  • Driver installation fails to complete successfully on certain notebook systems with Intel Iris Xe + Iris Xe MAX devices. A successful installation may require a system restart and a reinstallation of the graphics driver.

[Update]: As gur_helio just reported via PM (thanks for that), Microsoft ASP .NET Core 7.0.7 – Shared Framework x64″ (current version 7.0.10) will also be installed, even if it has already been installed in the system. Likewise the Microsoft Windows Desktop Runtime – 7.0.7 x64. If both were already present in the system, they can be uninstalled.

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