0 Replies Latest reply on Oct 9, 2018 4:24 PM by Bryce@Intel Intel® Graphics Driver for Windows® 10 [6th, 7th & 8th Generation, Apollo Lake & Gemini Lake]


      Install the Intel® Driver & Support Assistant (previously called Intel® Driver Update Utility),
      which now automatically
      checks for drivers on a regular basis and can provide notifications when new drivers are available.




      ·       Windows* 10 October 2018 Update Launch Driver

      ·       HDR for embedded laptop panels Launch Driver


      Loaded with many visual enhancements, this WDDM 2.5 Windows* 10 October 2018 Update driver introduces brilliant HDR10 on internal displays, enabling full quality HDR10 for video streaming, games, and content creation on both external and laptop displays. Support for Wide Color Gamut has been added for capable displays as well as improvements in EDR quality. This driver also introduces support for the DirectX* 12 Shader Model 6.3 Compiler and improves hot plug audio synchronization between the Graphics and Audio drivers.


      This driver also introduces performance improvements for Microsoft WinML-based applications on 7th Generation Intel® Core processors and higher, by including an initial set of DirectML MetaCommands on supported platforms. These driver optimizations bring a substantial speedup to machine learning and AI-enabled applications that require certain types of convolution or matrix multiply operations.


      This driver brings power optimizations to your system to improve battery lifetime, including when the display is in standby. This driver also has performance improvements for Pro Evolution Soccer* 2019 (DirectX* 11 version) on 6th Generation Intel® Core processors or higher.


      Slam dunk your professional career in NBA 2K19*. Exhilarating battles through space await when you hop in your Mech in Zone of the Enders the 2nd Runner: M∀RS* Remastered, or experience the growing pains of a hospital, as you cure crazy illnesses in Two Point Hospital* enjoyed on Intel® UHD Graphics 620 or better.


      Every moment defines the rest of your life – make every decision count; in Life is Strange* 2 with Intel® Iris Pro Graphics or better.


      Be sure to check out gameplay.intel.com, where you’ll find recommended game settings for many more of your favorite PC games.


      • Self-installing format (.exe) is the easiest installation method and our recommendation.
      • Manual installation format (.zip) is intended for developers and IT professionals.

      The graphics driver has been posted to Intel Download Center at the following direct link to the driver:

      Download Intel® Graphics Driver for Windows® 10

      Please read the ReleaseNotes for full details of this release.

      Microsoft Windows® 10 64-bit Only

      8th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) processor family

      7th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) processor family

      6th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) processor family

      Apollo Lake

      Gemini Lake


      Supported OS versions:

      Microsoft Windows* 10-64 - Fall Creators Update

      Microsoft Windows* 10-64 - April 2018 Update

      Microsoft Windows* 10-64 - October 2018 Update



      These software drivers are generic versions and can be used for general purposes. However, computer original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) may have altered the features, incorporated customizations, or made other changes to the software or software packaging they provide which contain fixes specific to the OEM hardware the driver is intended for. To avoid any potential installation incompatibilities on your OEM system, Intel recommends that you check with your OEM and use the software provided by your system manufacturer. Intel and the computer original equipment manufacturer (OEM) may not provide technical support for some or all issues that could arise from the usage of this generic version of software drivers.


      Reporting Issues/feedback:

      We continuously strive to improve the quality of our products to better serve our users and appreciate feedback on any issues you discover and suggestions for future driver releases.

      If you have an issue to submit, please follow the guidance/process in this sticky Default level information for reporting Graphics issues.

      See a
      list of computer manufacturer support websites.


      Other Windows 10® Resources:

      Support information about Intel products and Windows® 10

      Windows 10® FAQ & Tips - Microsoft