Differences Between Intel® Arc Control, Intel® Graphics Command Center, and the Intel® Graphics Control Panel


Product Information & Documentation



Use the table below to understand the key differences between the graphics interfaces called Intel® Arc Control, Intel® Graphics Command Center, and the Intel® Graphics Control Panel.

  Intel Arc Control Intel Graphics Command Center Intel Graphics Control Panel
Release Information Released in March 2022 Released in the Microsoft Store in November 2018. Released with legacy graphics drivers.
Function Automatically download drivers, tune performance, stream games, and much more. Modify display settings. This includes resolution, refresh rate, video settings, and more.
Where to Install

Arc Control is installed with Intel Windows* DCH driver for 12th Generation Intel Core processors and Intel Arc Graphics.

Refer to How to Install Arc Control for more information.

Visit the Microsoft Store.

Refer to How to Install the Intel® Graphics Command Center for more information.

The Intel® Graphics Control Panel doesn't need to be installed manually.

The Intel Graphics Control Panel is included with the drivers mentioned below. If the Intel® Graphics Control Panel is not installed on the system automatically with the drivers mentioned below, your system must have newer drivers and we recommend installing the Intel Graphics Command Center instead.

Minimum Requirements

  • 11th Generation Intel® Core processor or newer or an Intel® Arc™ Dedicated Graphics card
  • Windows® 10 version 2004 or higher
  • Windows 11* version 21H2 or higher
  • Intel® Graphics driver version
  • Intel® Driver & Support Assistant version or newer
  • Internet connection
  • 15.45.xx.xxxx or older drivers
  • Windows 7*
  • Windows 8.1*
  • Windows 10*
Driver Support

Supported on DCH driver:

 Supported on DCH drivers:

Supported on legacy drivers:

Contains Latest Updates & Features? Yes. Contains the latest features and capabilities and will continue to be the user interface for future improvements. Yes No
Layout Welcome to Arc Control Intel Graphics Command Center Intel UHD Graphics Control Panel


Related topics
What's My Intel® Graphics Driver Version?
How to Find the Generation of Intel® Core™ Processors
Intel® Graphics Control Panel Discontinued from the Microsoft* Store
How to Install the Intel® Graphics Command Center
Installing the Intel® Graphics Control Panel on Windows 8*/8.1* or Older