Just like AMD and Nvidia did earlier this week, Intel has also released their new graphics driver update version 27.20.100.9030. For what you see in the official release notes, its mainly a gaming driver update this time around. It brings improvements to reduce stutter in Fortnite* on 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processors and higher.

Other 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.

Fixed is:

  • 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® X e 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.

Known Issues:

  • Iris Xe Graphics: Intermittent crash or hang may be seen in Hunt: Showdown, Dark Souls III, Tom Clancy’s The Division 2* (DX12), Horizon Zero Dawn* (DX12), Assassin’s Creed Valhalla* (DX12), Dirt 5* (DX12), Watch Dogs: Legion* (DX12) (when new campaign starts), Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint* (DX11), Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War* (DX12), Halo 3: ODST* (during mission loading).
  • Iris Xe Graphics: Minor graphic anomalies may be observed in World of Warcraft*(DX12), Star Wars Battlefront 2* (DX12), Wolfenstein: Youngblood* (Vulkan), Gears of War Inmate Edition* (DX12), Fortnite* (DX12) (Battle Royale Mode), Far Cry: New Dawn* (when starting from a saved file), Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint* (DX11).
  • Iris Plus Graphics and higher: Intermittent crash or hang may be seen in Destiny 2* (with anti-cheat enabled), Call of Duty: Modern Warfare* (DX12).
  • Iris Plus Graphics and higher: Minor graphics anomalies may be observed in Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord*(DX11), Yakuza Like a Dragon.
  • Panel Self Refresh may be disabled while unplugging or plugging AC power during video playback (Iris Xe Graphics).
  • Minor Graphic Anomalies may be seen in ARK: Survival Evolved* (DX11) and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare*(DX12) when Image Sharpening enabled in Intel Graphics Command Center on Iris Xe graphics.
  • YouCam Camera Preview & Video Playback may be black.
  • Intermittent crash or hang seen in Paladins Steam game on Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Hybrid Technology.
  • Screen shows garbage when change resolution under OS with 1366*768 panel on 10th Generation Intel® Core™ processors with Intel UHD Graphics.
  • BD playback is corrupted by Corel WinDVD on 11th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Iris® Xe graphics.

Download: Driver – Release Notes