Intel Graphics Driver 27.20.100.9030 Released (Vulkan 1.2.159)


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A new graphics driver has been published by Intel for its GPUs (Intel 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th Gen processors) on Windows 10. This new driver (version 27.20.100.9030) brings with the following changes:

GAMING IMPROVEMENTS:
– Playability improvements to reduce stutter in Fortnite* on 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processors and higher.

GAMING HIGHLIGHTS:
– Revisit the definitive classic with extra character-specific scenarios and new music, graphics options and more in Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition, take on the role of an investigative journalist as you uncover the dark secrets of Basswood, Virginia in Twin Mirror and hone your skills to become a world-class football manager in Football Manager 2021* on systems with Iris Xe graphics or better.

– Time to pick one of the 14 bosses and claim your turf in Empire of Sin, Gear up to save the universe from powerful foes armed with destructive technology in Halo 4 and enjoy World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, take on the role of a couple as you search the planet for resources and fend off those who are trying to split you apart in Haven* on Intel® Iris Plus graphics or better.

KEY ISSUES FIXED:
– Intermittent crash or hang seen in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (DX11) on 11th Generation Intel Core Processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics.
– Intermittent crash or hang seen when running Shadow of the Tomb Raider (DX12) benchmark on 10th Generation Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Plus graphics.
– Minor graphic anomalies seen in Hitman 2 (DX12), Rise of the Tomb Raider (DX12), Forza Motorsport 6 (DX12), Battlefield V (DX12) on 11th Generation Intel Core Processors with Intel® Iris Xe graphics.
– Red Dead Redemption 2 (Vulkan) Application window automatically flickering and resizing during launch on 11th Generation Intel Core Processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics.
– Video corruption observed on PowerDVD20 when mouse is hovered over the progress bar during local video playback on 11th Generation Intel Core™ Processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics.
– Garbage seen when play video with PowerDVD18 on 11th Generation Intel Core Processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics.
– External display not enumerating after Hot-plug/unplug with mDP -DP cable on 11th Generation Intel Core Processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics.
– Corruptions seen with excel and power point in different scenarios on 11th Generation Intel Core Processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics.

 

Downloads

 

v27.20.100.9030

Quick test of this driver on an Intel Core i7-8700K (with an UHD 630 GPU):

– Intel control panel information:
Intel UHD Graphics driver - software information

GL-Z:
Intel UHD Graphics driver - GL-Z

 

OpenGL support

v27.20.100.9030

This driver exposes OpenGL 4.6 with 261 OpenGL extensions. Same support than v8783.

- GL_VENDOR: Intel
- GL_RENDERER: Intel(R) UHD Graphics 630
- GL_VERSION: 4.6.0 - Build 27.20.100.8935
- GL_SHADING_LANGUAGE_VERSION: 4.60 - Build 27.20.100.8935
- OpenGL Extensions: 261 extensions (GL=239 and WGL=22)

Vulkan support

v27.20.100.9030

This driver exposes Vulkan 1.2.159. No major change compared to previous v8853 (same features and extensions).

  - [Vulkan device 0]: Intel(R) UHD Graphics 630 ------------------
    - API version: 1.2.159
    - vendorID: 32902
    - deviceID: 16018
    - driver version: 1647430
    - driver properties (VK_KHR_driver_properties):
      -> driver name: Intel Corporation
      -> driver ID: VK_DRIVER_ID_INTEL_PROPRIETARY_WINDOWS_KHR (5)
      -> driver conformance version: 1.2.2.3:
      -> driver info: Intel driver

  - memory heap count: 2
    - heap1: 4124MB
    - heap2: 4124MB

  - memory type count: 4
    - mem type 0 - heap index : 0 - property flag : 1
      > mem property: VK_MEMORY_PROPERTY_DEVICE_LOCAL_BIT
    - mem type 1 - heap index : 1 - property flag : 7
      > mem property: VK_MEMORY_PROPERTY_DEVICE_LOCAL_BIT
      > mem property: VK_MEMORY_PROPERTY_HOST_VISIBLE_BIT
      > mem property: VK_MEMORY_PROPERTY_HOST_COHERENT_BIT
    - mem type 2 - heap index : 1 - property flag : 15
      > mem property: VK_MEMORY_PROPERTY_DEVICE_LOCAL_BIT
      > mem property: VK_MEMORY_PROPERTY_HOST_VISIBLE_BIT
      > mem property: VK_MEMORY_PROPERTY_HOST_COHERENT_BIT
      > mem property: VK_MEMORY_PROPERTY_HOST_CACHED_BIT
    - mem type 3 - heap index : 1 - property flag : 1
      > mem property: VK_MEMORY_PROPERTY_DEVICE_LOCAL_BIT

  - extensions: 75
    - VK_EXT_full_screen_exclusive (version: 4)
    - VK_KHR_swapchain (version: 70)
    - VK_KHR_external_memory (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_external_memory_win32 (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_external_memory_host (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_external_semaphore (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_external_semaphore_win32 (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_external_fence (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_external_fence_win32 (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_timeline_semaphore (version: 2)
    - VK_KHR_win32_keyed_mutex (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_get_memory_requirements2 (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_bind_memory2 (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_dedicated_allocation (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_sampler_mirror_clamp_to_edge (version: 3)
    - VK_KHR_maintenance1 (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_maintenance2 (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_maintenance3 (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_shader_draw_parameters (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_push_descriptor (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_descriptor_update_template (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_multiview (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_shader_float16_int8 (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_shader_float_controls (version: 4)
    - VK_KHR_16bit_storage (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_8bit_storage (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_shader_subgroup_ballot (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_shader_subgroup_vote (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_storage_buffer_storage_class (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_variable_pointers (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_relaxed_block_layout (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_sampler_filter_minmax (version: 2)
    - VK_KHR_device_group (version: 4)
    - VK_EXT_post_depth_coverage (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_shader_viewport_index_layer (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_shader_stencil_export (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_conservative_rasterization (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_sample_locations (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_draw_indirect_count (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_image_format_list (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_vertex_attribute_divisor (version: 3)
    - VK_EXT_descriptor_indexing (version: 2)
    - VK_EXT_inline_uniform_block (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_create_renderpass2 (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_swapchain_mutable_format (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_depth_stencil_resolve (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_driver_properties (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_vulkan_memory_model (version: 3)
    - VK_EXT_conditional_rendering (version: 2)
    - VK_EXT_depth_clip_enable (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_scalar_block_layout (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_imageless_framebuffer (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_buffer_device_address (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_buffer_device_address (version: 2)
    - VK_EXT_host_query_reset (version: 1)
    - VK_NV_device_diagnostic_checkpoints (version: 2)
    - VK_KHR_separate_depth_stencil_layouts (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_shader_clock (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_spirv_1_4 (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_uniform_buffer_standard_layout (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_separate_stencil_usage (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_fragment_shader_interlock (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_index_type_uint8 (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_shader_subgroup_extended_types (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_line_rasterization (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_memory_budget (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_texel_buffer_alignment (version: 1)
    - VK_INTEL_performance_query (version: 2)
    - VK_EXT_subgroup_size_control (version: 2)
    - VK_EXT_shader_demote_to_helper_invocation (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_pipeline_creation_feedback (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_pipeline_creation_cache_control (version: 3)
    - VK_KHR_pipeline_executable_properties (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_transform_feedback (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_extended_dynamic_state (version: 1)

  - device layers: 0

  - device features:
    - robustBufferAccess: true
    - fullDrawIndexUint32: true
    - imageCubeArray: true
    - independentBlend: true
    - geometryShader: true
    - tessellationShader: true
    - sampleRateShading: true
    - dualSrcBlend: true
    - logicOp: true
    - multiDrawIndirect: true
    - drawIndirectFirstInstance: true
    - depthClamp: true
    - depthBiasClamp: true
    - fillModeNonSolid: true
    - depthBounds: false
    - wideLines: true
    - largePoints: true
    - alphaToOne: true
    - multiViewport: true
    - samplerAnisotropy: true
    - textureCompressionETC2: true
    - textureCompressionASTC_LDR: true
    - textureCompressionBC: true
    - occlusionQueryPrecise: true
    - pipelineStatisticsQuery: true
    - vertexPipelineStoresAndAtomics: true
    - fragmentStoresAndAtomics: true
    - shaderTessellationAndGeometryPointSize: true
    - shaderImageGatherExtended: true
    - shaderStorageImageExtendedFormats: true
    - shaderStorageImageMultisample: true
    - shaderStorageImageReadWithoutFormat: false
    - shaderStorageImageWriteWithoutFormat: true
    - shaderUniformBufferArrayDynamicIndexing: true
    - shaderSampledImageArrayDynamicIndexing: true
    - shaderStorageBufferArrayDynamicIndexing: true
    - shaderStorageImageArrayDynamicIndexing: true
    - shaderClipDistance: true
    - shaderCullDistance: true
    - shaderFloat64: true
    - shaderInt64: true
    - shaderInt16: true
    - shaderResourceResidency: true
    - shaderResourceMinLod: false
    - sparseBinding: true
    - sparseResidencyBuffer: true
    - sparseResidencyImage2D: true
    - sparseResidencyImage3D: true
    - sparseResidency2Samples: true
    - sparseResidency4Samples: true
    - sparseResidency8Samples: true
    - sparseResidency16Samples: true
    - sparseResidencyAliased: true
    - variableMultisampleRate: true
    - inheritedQueries: true

  - device limits
    - maxImageDimension1D: 16384
    - maxImageDimension2D: 16384
    - maxImageDimension3D: 2048
    - maxImageDimensionCube: 16384
    - maxImageArrayLayers: 2048
    - maxTexelBufferElements: 134217728
    - maxUniformBufferRange: 4294967295
    - maxStorageBufferRange: 4294967295
    - maxPushConstantsSize: 256
    - maxMemoryAllocationCount: 2111936
    - maxSamplerAllocationCount: 4000
    - bufferImageGranularity: 1
    - sparseAddressSpaceSize: 17523466567680
    - maxBoundDescriptorSets: 8
    - maxPerStageDescriptorSamplers: 64
    - maxPerStageDescriptorUniformBuffers: 200
    - maxPerStageDescriptorSampledImages: 200
    - maxPerStageDescriptorStorageImages: 16
    - maxPerStageDescriptorInputAttachments: 8
    - maxPerStageResources: 200
    - maxDescriptorSetSamplers: 576
    - maxDescriptorSetUniformBuffers: 1800
    - maxDescriptorSetUniformBuffersDynamic: 16
    - maxDescriptorSetStorageBuffers: 1800
    - maxDescriptorSetStorageBuffersDynamic: 16
    - maxDescriptorSetSampledImages: 1800
    - maxDescriptorSetStorageImages: 144
    - maxDescriptorSetInputAttachments: 8
    - maxVertexInputAttributes: 32
    - maxVertexInputBindings: 32
    - maxVertexInputAttributeOffset: 2047
    - maxVertexInputBindingStride: 4095
    - maxVertexOutputComponents: 128
    - maxTessellationGenerationLevel: 64
    - maxTessellationPatchSize: 32
    - maxTessellationControlPerVertexInputComponents: 128
    - maxTessellationControlPerVertexOutputComponents: 128
    - maxTessellationControlPerPatchOutputComponents: 120
    - maxTessellationControlTotalOutputComponents: 4096
    - maxTessellationEvaluationInputComponents: 128
    - maxTessellationEvaluationOutputComponents: 128
    - maxGeometryShaderInvocations: 32
    - maxGeometryInputComponents: 128
    - maxGeometryOutputComponents: 128
    - maxGeometryOutputVertices: 256
    - maxGeometryTotalOutputComponents: 1024
    - maxFragmentInputComponents: 128
    - maxFragmentOutputAttachments: 8
    - maxFragmentDualSrcAttachments: 1
    - maxFragmentCombinedOutputResources: 16
    - maxComputeSharedMemorySize: 32768
    - maxComputeWorkGroupCount: [65536; 65536; 65536]
    - maxComputeWorkGroupInvocations: 1024
    - maxComputeWorkGroupSize: [1024; 1024; 64]
    - subPixelPrecisionBits: 8
    - subTexelPrecisionBits: 8
    - mipmapPrecisionBits: 8
    - maxDrawIndexedIndexValue: 4294967295
    - maxDrawIndirectCount: 4294967295
    - maxSamplerLodBias: 16.000000
    - maxSamplerAnisotropy: 16.000000
    - maxViewports: 16
    - maxViewportDimensions: [32768; 32768]
    - viewportBoundsRange: [-65536.000000 ; 65535.000000]
    - viewportSubPixelBits: 8
    - minMemoryMapAlignment: 64
    - minTexelBufferOffsetAlignment: 64
    - minUniformBufferOffsetAlignment: 64
    - minStorageBufferOffsetAlignment: 64
    - minTexelOffset: 4294967288
    - maxTexelOffset: 7
    - minTexelGatherOffset: 4294967264
    - maxTexelGatherOffset: 31
    - minInterpolationOffset: -0.500000
    - maxInterpolationOffset: 0.437500
    - subPixelInterpolationOffsetBits: 4
    - maxFramebufferWidth: 16384
    - maxFramebufferHeight: 16384
    - maxFramebufferLayers: 2048
    - framebufferColorSampleCounts: 31
    - framebufferDepthSampleCounts: 31
    - framebufferStencilSampleCounts: 31
    - framebufferNoAttachmentsSampleCounts: 31
    - maxColorAttachments: 8
    - sampledImageColorSampleCounts: 31
    - sampledImageIntegerSampleCounts: 31
    - sampledImageDepthSampleCounts: 31
    - sampledImageStencilSampleCounts: 31
    - storageImageSampleCounts: 31
    - maxSampleMaskWords: 1
    - timestampComputeAndGraphics: 1
    - timestampPeriod: 83.333000
    - maxClipDistances: 8
    - maxCullDistances: 8
    - maxCombinedClipAndCullDistances: 8
    - discreteQueuePriorities: 2
    - pointSizeRange: [0.125000 ; 255.875000]
    - lineWidthRange: [0.000000 ; 7.992188]
    - pointSizeGranularity: 0.125000
    - lineWidthGranularity: 0.007812
    - strictLines: 0
    - standardSampleLocations: 1
    - optimalBufferCopyOffsetAlignment: 64
    - optimalBufferCopyRowPitchAlignment: 64
    - nonCoherentAtomSize: 1

 

OpenCL support

v27.20.100.9030

This driver exposes OpenCL 3.0 with 51 device extensions.

===================================[ OpenCL Capabilities ]
- Num OpenCL platforms: 1
- CL_PLATFORM_NAME: Intel(R) OpenCL HD Graphics
- CL_PLATFORM_VENDOR: Intel(R) Corporation
- CL_PLATFORM_VERSION: OpenCL 3.0 
- CL_PLATFORM_PROFILE: FULL_PROFILE
- Num devices: 1

  - CL_DEVICE_NAME: Intel(R) UHD Graphics 630
  - CL_DEVICE_VENDOR: Intel(R) Corporation
  - CL_DRIVER_VERSION: 27.20.100.9030
  - CL_DEVICE_PROFILE: FULL_PROFILE
  - CL_DEVICE_VERSION: OpenCL 3.0 NEO 
  - CL_DEVICE_TYPE: GPU
  - CL_DEVICE_VENDOR_ID: 0x8086
  - CL_DEVICE_MAX_COMPUTE_UNITS: 24
  - CL_DEVICE_MAX_CLOCK_FREQUENCY: 1200MHz
  - CL_DEVICE_ADDRESS_BITS: 32
  - CL_DEVICE_MAX_MEM_ALLOC_SIZE: 838860KB
  - CL_DEVICE_GLOBAL_MEM_SIZE: 1638MB
  - CL_DEVICE_MAX_PARAMETER_SIZE: 2048
  - CL_DEVICE_GLOBAL_MEM_CACHELINE_SIZE: 64 Bytes
  - CL_DEVICE_GLOBAL_MEM_CACHE_SIZE: 512KB
  - CL_DEVICE_ERROR_CORRECTION_SUPPORT: NO
  - CL_DEVICE_LOCAL_MEM_TYPE: Local (scratchpad)
  - CL_DEVICE_LOCAL_MEM_SIZE: 64KB
  - CL_DEVICE_MAX_CONSTANT_BUFFER_SIZE: 838860KB
  - CL_DEVICE_MAX_WORK_ITEM_DIMENSIONS: 3
  - CL_DEVICE_MAX_WORK_ITEM_SIZES: [256 ; 256 ; 256]
  - CL_DEVICE_MAX_WORK_GROUP_SIZE: 256
  - CL_EXEC_NATIVE_KERNEL: 14267108
  - CL_DEVICE_IMAGE_SUPPORT: YES
  - CL_DEVICE_MAX_READ_IMAGE_ARGS: 128
  - CL_DEVICE_MAX_WRITE_IMAGE_ARGS: 128
  - CL_DEVICE_IMAGE2D_MAX_WIDTH: 16384
  - CL_DEVICE_IMAGE2D_MAX_HEIGHT: 16384
  - CL_DEVICE_IMAGE3D_MAX_WIDTH: 16384
  - CL_DEVICE_IMAGE3D_MAX_HEIGHT: 16384
  - CL_DEVICE_IMAGE3D_MAX_DEPTH: 2048
  - CL_DEVICE_MAX_SAMPLERS: 16
  - CL_DEVICE_PREFERRED_VECTOR_WIDTH_CHAR: 16
  - CL_DEVICE_PREFERRED_VECTOR_WIDTH_SHORT: 8
  - CL_DEVICE_PREFERRED_VECTOR_WIDTH_INT: 4
  - CL_DEVICE_PREFERRED_VECTOR_WIDTH_LONG: 1
  - CL_DEVICE_PREFERRED_VECTOR_WIDTH_FLOAT: 1
  - CL_DEVICE_PREFERRED_VECTOR_WIDTH_DOUBLE: 1
  - CL_DEVICE_EXTENSIONS: 51
  - Extensions:
    - cl_khr_byte_addressable_store
    - cl_khr_fp16
    - cl_khr_global_int32_base_atomics
    - cl_khr_global_int32_extended_atomics
    - cl_khr_icd
    - cl_khr_local_int32_base_atomics
    - cl_khr_local_int32_extended_atomics
    - cl_intel_subgroups
    - cl_intel_required_subgroup_size
    - cl_intel_subgroups_short
    - cl_khr_spir
    - cl_intel_accelerator
    - cl_intel_driver_diagnostics
    - cl_khr_priority_hints
    - cl_khr_throttle_hints
    - cl_khr_create_command_queue
    - cl_intel_subgroups_char
    - cl_intel_subgroups_long
    - cl_khr_il_program
    - cl_intel_mem_force_host_memory
    - cl_khr_fp64
    - cl_khr_subgroups
    - cl_intel_spirv_device_side_avc_motion_estimation
    - cl_intel_spirv_media_block_io
    - cl_intel_spirv_subgroups
    - cl_khr_spirv_no_integer_wrap_decoration
    - cl_intel_unified_shared_memory_preview
    - cl_khr_mipmap_image
    - cl_khr_mipmap_image_writes
    - cl_intel_planar_yuv
    - cl_intel_packed_yuv
    - cl_intel_motion_estimation
    - cl_intel_device_side_avc_motion_estimation
    - cl_intel_advanced_motion_estimation
    - cl_khr_int64_base_atomics
    - cl_khr_int64_extended_atomics
    - cl_khr_image2d_from_buffer
    - cl_khr_depth_images
    - cl_khr_3d_image_writes
    - cl_intel_media_block_io
    - cl_khr_gl_sharing
    - cl_khr_gl_depth_images
    - cl_khr_gl_event
    - cl_khr_gl_msaa_sharing
    - cl_intel_dx9_media_sharing
    - cl_khr_dx9_media_sharing
    - cl_khr_d3d10_sharing
    - cl_khr_d3d11_sharing
    - cl_intel_d3d11_nv12_media_sharing
    - cl_intel_unified_sharing
    - cl_intel_simultaneous_sharing


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5 thoughts on “Intel Graphics Driver 27.20.100.9030 Released (Vulkan 1.2.159)”

  1. sirdaniel

    CL_PLATFORM_VERSION: OpenCL 3.0
    Cant find opencl 3.0 demos over internet. Is this programic language still alive?

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