-NEW- Intel® Graphics Driver for Windows® 10 and Windows* 7/8.1 [15.40.22.4424]

Published: 05/05/2016  

Last Updated: 05/05/2016

By Michael J Coppock

DRIVER VERSION: 15.40.22.64.4424 & 15.40.22.32.4424

DATE: April 22, 2016

This driver is in self installing format (exe) intended for end users.

This driver is in zip format intended for developers and IT professionals.

SUMMARY:

This driver provides many fixes for an assortment of graphics corruption, hangs, crashes, and blue screens seen across a broad range of game titles and apps.  See list of issues fixed below for more details.

This driver supports the following products:

  • 6th Generation Intel® Core processors, Intel Core™ M, and related Pentium® processors with Intel® HD Graphics 510, 515, 520, 530, Intel® Iris™ Graphics 540, Intel® Iris™ Graphics 550, and Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 580.
  • Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1500M v5 family with Intel® HD Graphics P530
  • 5th Generation Intel® Core processors with Intel HD Graphics 5500, 5600, 6000, Intel Iris™ Graphics 6100, Iris Pro Graphics 6200 and select Pentium®/ Celeron® processors with Intel® HD Graphics 
  • Intel® Core™ M with Intel HD Graphics 5300 
  • 4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel HD Graphics 4200, 4400, 4600, 5000, Intel Iris™ Graphics 5100 and Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and select Pentium®/ Celeron® Processors with Intel® HD Graphics   Pentium, Celeron, and Atom processors based on Braswell and CherryTrail.

 

NEW FEATURES:

  • None

CONTENTS OF THE PACKAGE:

  • Intel® Graphics Driver 
  • Intel® Display Audio Driver
  • Intel® Media SDK Runtime
  • Intel® OpenCL* Driver
  • Intel® Graphics Control Panel

KEY ISSUES FIXED:

 

Blank screen may occur in Angry Birds* when going from window to Full screen

Windows 10*

Can't rotate screen in full screen on certain DX9 apps

Windows 10*

Unable to boot Windows 10 after windows update

Windows 10*

Lighting turns on/off repeatedly and is corrupted in Final Fantasy XIII

 

Windows 7*

Windows 8.1*

Windows 10*

Wolfenstein The Old Blood* Black screen after game starts

Windows 8.1*

Windows 10*

Graphics corruption in Sonic Adventure 2*, Battlefield 4*, Rage*, The Witcher 3*, CREO 3* SSAO test, and other games or apps

Windows 7*

Windows 8.1*

Windows 10*

Miscellaneous BSODs, crashes, and hangs in Gears of War Ultimate Edition*, Minecraft*, Dayz*,

Homeworld Remastered*, Dying Light*, Grand Theft Auto V*, Fallout 4*, Forza*, Dragons Dogma Dark Arisen* and other games or apps

Windows 7*

Windows 8.1*

Windows 10*

Lego Jurassic World* game returns to DT

 

Windows 10

Arma 2 Operation Arrowhead* Error at Startup

Windows 8.1*

Intel HD Graphics 4600 driver memory leak (reported on the Intel Game Developer Forum)

Windows 10*

GPU Error during basic image processing operations in Adobe Illustrator* 

Windows 8.1*

Windows 10*

 

SUPPORTED PRODUCTS:

HARDWARE

 

All platforms with the following configurations are supported:

Intel® Graphics1

Direc tX*2

OpenGL*

OpenCL*

Intel®

Quick Sync

Video

Intel®

Wireless

Display

6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® HD Graphics 520/530

12

4.4

2.0

Yes

Yes

6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® Iris™ Graphics 540/550

12

4.4

2.0

Yes

Yes

6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 580

12

4.4

2.0

Yes

Yes

Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1500M v5 family with Intel® HD Graphics P530

12

4.4

2.0

Yes

Yes

Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1500M v5 family with Intel® Iris Pro Graphics P580

12

4.4

2.0

Yes

Yes

Intel® Core™ M processors with Intel® HD Graphics 515

12

4.4

2.0

Yes

Yes

Pentium  Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 510

12

4.4

1.2

Yes

Yes

5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with HD Graphics 5500 

12

4.4

2.0

Yes

Yes

5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with HD Graphics 6000 12 4.4 2.0 Yes Yes
5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Iris™ Graphics 6100 12 4.4 2.0 Yes Yes
5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Iris™ Pro Graphics 6200 12 4.4 2.0 Yes Yes
Intel® Core™ M with Intel® HD Graphics 5300 12 4.4 2.0 Yes Yes
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 5200 12 4.3 1.2 Yes Yes
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Iris™ Graphics 5100 12 4.3 1.2 Yes Yes

4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics

5000/4600/4400/4200

12 4.3 1.2 Yes Yes
Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® Processors with Intel® HD Graphics based on 4th and 5th Generation Intel® Core™ 12 4.3 1.2 Yes Yes
Pentium®, Celeron®, and Atom™ processors based on Braswell and CherryTrail. 12 4.3 1.2 Yes Yes

 

SOFTWARE   

On 6th Generation Intel Core and Intel Mobile Xeon processors and related Pentium/Celeron:

  • Microsoft Windows* 10 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows* 8.1 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows* 7 64-bit, 32-bit

On 5th Generation Intel Core processors and related Pentium/Celeron:

  • Microsoft Windows* 10 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows* 8.1 64-bit, 32-bit
  • Microsoft Windows* 7 64-bit, 32-bit

On 4th Generation Intel Core processors and related Pentium/Celeron:

  • Microsoft Windows* 10 64-bit, 32-bit

Note:                                                                                                                         

  1. If you are uncertain which Intel processor is in your computer, Intel recommends using the Intel Processor Identification Utility or Intel Driver Update Utility to identify your Intel processor.  
  2. In the Intel® Iris™ and HD Graphics Control Panel (under Options > Options menu > Information Center), the

’Installed DirectX* version’ refers to the operating system’s DirectX version.   The Information Center’s ‘Supported DirectX* Version’ refers to the Intel Graphics Driver’s supported DirectX version.   The DirectX 12 API is supported but some optional features may not be available.  Applications using the DirectX 12 API should query for feature support before using specific hardware features.  Please note that DirectX12 is only supported on Windows 10 and DirectX11.3 support is also available on supported Microsoft* operating systems.

 

KNOWN ISSUES

 

  • 3Dmark Icestorm performance drop is observed on 6th Generation Intel Core Processors.  This is a benchmark issue only.  No degradation has been seen on actual games.
  • Graphics corruption may be observed in The Witness*,  Rise of the Tomb Raider*, Fallout 4*, FIFA 16*, Act of Aggression*, Mortal Kombat X*,  Far Cry Primal* and other games.
  • Crash or hang may occur in Batman Arkham Knight*, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate*, Vendetta Curse of Raven’s Cry*, Kishonti CompuBench* benchmark and other games or apps.
  • Game may return to desktop during gameplay on The Witcher 3*, H1Z1:  Just Survive*, and other games
  • Game may get dimmed on Lego Star Wars 3:  The Clone Wars*
  • Screen may not rotate in full screen mode and other miscellaneous issues with screen rotation
  • Flickering may be seen on GFXBench 4.0*
  • Two active taskbars may appear when DisplayPort monitor attached to the system is unplugged while in extended desktop display configuration

 

More on Intel® Core™ processors

For more information on the Intel® Core™ processor family, Intel® Xeon® processor E3 family, and 6th Generation Intel Core processors, please visit:

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/core/core-processor-family.html http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/xeon/xeon-processor-e3-family.html http://www.intel.com/graphics http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/core/6th-gen-core-family-mobile-brief.html

 

We continuously strive to improve the quality of our products to better serve our users and appreciate feedback on any issues you discover and suggestions for future driver releases. If you have an issue to submit, please follow the guidance/process in this sticky Default level information for reporting Graphics issues.

 

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Product and Performance Information

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Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.