Understanding the Intel® Graphics Driver Version Number

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09/25/2019

100 & Newer Drivers

The Intel® Graphics Driver version schema will change with the Windows® 10 April 2018 Update release. This will provide better scaling and support for our driver build process:

Intel® Graphics Driver version schema

To determine if you have the latest drivers installed, compare the last four digits (build number) of the driver installed on your computer with the last four digits of the latest driver available for download.

Driver Baseline Platform Operating System 32-bit Support Operating System 64-bit Support
xx.xx.100.xxxx 9th Generation processors N/A Windows® 10
8th Generation processors
7th Generation processors
6th Generation processors
Whiskey Lake
Amber Lake
Apollo Lake
Gemini Lake

See the table below for the different operating systems and DirectX* versions. The identifier numbers represent the Microsoft* graphics driver numbering for the operating system.

Identifier Operation System Version
26 Windows® 10 May 2019 Update - WDDM 2.6
25 Windows® 10 October 2018 Update - WDDM 2.5
24 Windows® 10 April 2018 Update - WDDM 2.4
23 Windows® 10 Fall Creators Update - WDDM 2.3
22 Windows® 10 Creators Update - WDDM 2.2
21 Windows® 10 Anniversary Update - WDDM 2.1
20 Windows® 10 - WDDM 2.0
10 Windows 8.1* - WDDM 1.3
9 Windows 8* - WDDM 1.2
8 Windows 7* - WDDM 1.1
7 Windows Vista* - WDDM 1.0
6 Windows 2000* and Windows XP*
5 Windows 2000* only
4 Windows* 95/98/98SE/Me or Windows NT* 4.0
Identifier DirectX* Version
20 12.1
19 12
18 11.1
17 11.0
15 10.x
14 9.x
13 8.x
12 7.x
11 6.x
Note Linux* version schema will follow 6000.0001.

15.65 & Older Drivers

We used the following schema to define driver versions:

15.65 & Older Drivers

Driver Baseline: Differentiates different generic driver packages and is often assigned based on the supported platforms and operating systems.

Revision: Used internally during the driver development cycle.

Build number: Last four digits indicate the actual driver number.

See the table below for our most recent generic drivers.

Baselines Platform Operating System 32-bit Support Operating System 64-bit Support
15.65
15.60
8th Generation processors N/A Windows® 10
7th Generation processors
6th Generation processors
Apollo Lake platform
Gemini Lake platform
15.46
15.47
8th Generation processors N/A Windows® 10
7th Generation processors
6th Generation processors
Apollo Lake platform
15.45 6th Generation processors Windows 7*
 
Windows 8.1*
Windows 7*
15.40 5th Generation processors Windows 8.1*
Windows 7*
Windows® 10
Windows 8.1*
Windows 7*
4th Generation processors Windows® 10 Windows® 10

Braswell platform

Cherry Trail platform

Windows® 10
Windows 8.1*
Windows 7*
Windows® 10
Windows 8.1*
Windows 7*
15.36 4th Generation processors Windows 8.1*
Windows 7*
Windows 8.1*
Windows 7*
15.33 3rd Generation processors Windows® 10
Windows 8.1*
Windows 7*
Windows® 10
Windows 8.1*
Windows 7*
Bay Trail platform

 
 

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How to Identify Your Intel® Graphics Driver Version