How to Find Optimal Game Settings for Intel® Graphics





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Intel® Graphics provide a fun experience on a broad range of popular games. Based on your system, follow these steps to determine optimized game settings:

  • If you are using Intel® Core™ Processor with 4th Generation Graphics or newer:
    1. Visit
    2. Identify your Intel Graphics Controller. You can also use the auto-detect tool on the Gameplay home page, or manually enter your Intel® Processor or Intel® Graphics Controller number.
      Note A graphics driver is not the same as a graphics controller. A graphics driver is software written for a specific operating system that communicates with a specific graphics hardware device.  Intel develops graphics drivers so Windows* can communicate with Intel specific graphics controllers. For more information about Intel graphics drivers, see our FAQ on the subject. 
    3. Select the games you’re interested in playing to see the optimized settings for your system.

For more Gameplay resources:

Select your Processor Generation or Graphics Controller:

Processor Family Compatible Graphics Controllers
11th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
11th generation Intel core Processors

Iris® Xe Graphics

Iris Xe


Intel® UHD Graphics for 11th Gen Intel® Processors

10th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
10th generation Intel core Processors

Iris® Plus Graphics
Iris Plus


Iris® Graphics
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9th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
9th generation Intel core Processors

8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
8th generation Intel core Processors

7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
7th generation Intel core Processors

6th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
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Iris® Pro Graphics
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4th and 5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
4th & 5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor badge

Intel® HD Graphics
Find optimal graphics settings for games at:
3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
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Playable games lists for:
Intel® HD Graphics 2500/4000

Intel® HD Graphics 2000/3000


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