Intel Graphics Driver 30.0.101.1069 Released (Vulkan 1.2.195)


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Intel has released a new graphics driver for its GPUs from Intel 6th to latest 12th Gen (Alder Lake) on Windows 10 and Windows 11.

The driver version numbering has rolled over from 100.9999 to 101.1069. This requires the use of all 7-digits (ex: 101.1069) instead of 4-digits for the driver build number.

This new driver (version 30.0.101.1069) brings the following changes:

HIGHLIGHTS:
– Support for 12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® UHD graphics (Codename Alder Lake)

GAMING HIGHLIGHTS:
– Improved game loading times for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (DX12), Deathloop (DX12), Horizon Zero Dawn (DX12), Metro Exodus (DX12) on 6th Generation Intel Core Processors and higher.

KEY ISSUES FIXED:
– Intermittent crash or hang seen in Moonlight Blade (DX12), Resident Evil Village (DX12) on 11th Generation Intel Core Processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics.
– Intermittent crash or hang seen in Call of duty: Warzone on 12th Generation Intel Core Processors with Intel UHD graphics.
– Intermittent crash or hang seen in Doom Eternal (Vulkan) on Intel Iris Xe Discrete graphics.
– Minor graphic anomalies seen in Fallout 4. Red Dead Redemption (Vulkan) (while pressing ESC), Resident Evil Village (DX12) (while pressing ESC)

This new driver brings the support of Vulkan 1.2.195 too (see details further in this article).

 

Downloads

 

v30.0.101.1069

Quick test of this driver on an Intel Core i5-11600K (with an UHD Graphics 750 GPU):

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

 

OpenGL support

v30.0.101.1069

This driver exposes OpenGL 4.6 with 267 OpenGL extensions for an UHD Graphics 750. Same support than previous driver (v100.9955).

- GL_VENDOR: Intel
- GL_RENDERER: Intel(R) UHD Graphics 750
- GL_VERSION: 4.6.0 - Build 30.0.101.1069
- GL_SHADING_LANGUAGE_VERSION: 4.60 - Build 30.0.101.1069
- OpenGL Extensions: 267 extensions (GL=245 and WGL=22)

 

Vulkan support

v30.0.101.1069

This driver exposes Vulkan 1.2.195 but no new extension is exposed (maybe new extensions have been added for Alder Lake GPUs. As soon as I receive an Alder Lake processor, I will update this article).

  - [Vulkan device 0]: Intel(R) UHD Graphics 750 
    - API version: 1.2.195
    - vendorID: 32902
    - deviceID: 19594
    - driver version: 1655853
    - driver properties (VK_KHR_driver_properties):
      -> driver name: Intel Corporation
      -> driver ID: VK_DRIVER_ID_INTEL_PROPRIETARY_WINDOWS_KHR (5)
      -> driver conformance version: 1.2.1.6:
      -> driver info: Intel driver
  - memory heap count: 1
    - heap1: 8074MB
  - memory type count: 3
    - mem type 0 - heap index : 0 - property flag : 1
      > mem property: VK_MEMORY_PROPERTY_DEVICE_LOCAL_BIT
    - mem type 1 - heap index : 0 - 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 : 0 - 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
  - extensions: 98
    - 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_synchronization2 (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_4444_formats (version: 1)
    - 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_EXT_multi_draw (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_hdr_metadata (version: 2)
    - VK_KHR_fragment_shading_rate (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_KHR_performance_query (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_memory_priority (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_provoking_vertex (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_extended_dynamic_state (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_extended_dynamic_state2 (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_vertex_input_dynamic_state (version: 2)
    - VK_EXT_custom_border_color (version: 12)
    - VK_EXT_robustness2 (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_image_robustness (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_calibrated_timestamps (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_shader_subgroup_uniform_control_flow (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_shader_terminate_invocation (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_workgroup_memory_explicit_layout (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_shader_atomic_float (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_copy_commands2 (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_shader_non_semantic_info (version: 1)
    - VK_KHR_zero_initialize_workgroup_memory (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_shader_atomic_float2 (version: 1)
    - VK_EXT_global_priority (version: 2)
  - 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: true
    - 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: false
    - shaderInt64: false
    - 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: 2099929
    - maxSamplerAllocationCount: 4000
    - bufferImageGranularity: 1
    - sparseAddressSpaceSize: 17523466567680
    - maxBoundDescriptorSets: 8
    - maxPerStageDescriptorSamplers: 64
    - maxPerStageDescriptorUniformBuffers: 200
    - maxPerStageDescriptorSampledImages: 200
    - maxPerStageDescriptorStorageImages: 16
    - maxPerStageDescriptorInputAttachments: 7
    - maxPerStageResources: 200
    - maxDescriptorSetSamplers: 576
    - maxDescriptorSetUniformBuffers: 1800
    - maxDescriptorSetUniformBuffersDynamic: 16
    - maxDescriptorSetStorageBuffers: 1800
    - maxDescriptorSetStorageBuffersDynamic: 16
    - maxDescriptorSetSampledImages: 1800
    - maxDescriptorSetStorageImages: 144
    - maxDescriptorSetInputAttachments: 7
    - 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: 83.333336
    - 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

v30.0.101.1069

This driver adds one device extension compared to previous v100.9955:
– cl_khr_suggested_local_work_size

- 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 750
  - CL_DEVICE_VENDOR: Intel(R) Corporation
  - CL_DRIVER_VERSION: 30.0.101.1069
  - 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: 32
  - CL_DEVICE_MAX_CLOCK_FREQUENCY: 1300MHz
  - 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: 5096172
  - 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: 2048
  - CL_DEVICE_IMAGE3D_MAX_HEIGHT: 2048
  - 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: 57
  - 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_command_queue_families
    - 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_subgroup_extended_types
    - cl_khr_subgroup_non_uniform_vote
    - cl_khr_subgroup_ballot
    - cl_khr_subgroup_non_uniform_arithmetic
    - cl_khr_subgroup_shuffle
    - cl_khr_subgroup_shuffle_relative
    - cl_khr_subgroup_clustered_reduce
    - cl_intel_device_attribute_query
    - cl_khr_suggested_local_work_size
    - 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_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_sharing_format_query
    - cl_khr_pci_bus_info
    - cl_intel_subgroup_local_block_io
    - cl_intel_simultaneous_sharing




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