-NEW- 24.20.100.6094: Intel® Graphics Driver for Windows® 10 64-bit [6th, 7th & 8th Generation]

DRIVER VERSION: 24.20.100.6094

(Windows Graphics Driver Version: 24.20.100.6094)

DATE: May 22, 2018

Intel graphics has a long history of delivering the functionality needed for consumers to watch the highest quality video on the PC. In 2016, Intel was the first graphics vendor to deliver PlayReady 3 support, allowing Netflix 4K playback for the first time on PCs. This same capability also unlocked premium HDR movie playback on Intel graphics.  [Intel graphics is the first and still only graphics HW that supports Ultra HD Blu-ray on the PC]

Today, Intel is pleased to announce support for Microsoft PlayReady 4.0. With support for a larger number of encryption and container formats, PlayReady 4.0 allows consumers to watch premium streaming movies and TV from a larger number of content providers around the planet.

 

  • Support for Microsoft PlayReady* 4.0 DRM content
  • Updated Vulkan to 1.1.73
  • Improved video encoding/decoding in Handbrake*, VLC*, and other similar applications
  • Overall performance improvement for DirectX* 11 games
  • Compiler Improvements
    • Added OCL compiler option to disable Pre-RA Scheduler which allows developers to tune their applications.
    • Improved memory usage when compiling DirectX9 Shaders
  • Enabled Programmable MSAA for Redstone 4 (Windows 10 April 2018 Update)
  • Enabled Half Precision (16-bit integer) Render Targets for DX12.
  • SPIR-V SPV_INTEL_subgroups and SPV_intel_media_block_io implementation

Platforms:

  • 6th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) processor family (Codename Skylake)
  • 7th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) processor family (Codename Kaby Lake)
  • 8th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) processor family (Codenames Kaby Lake R, Coffee Lake)
  • Apollo Lake
  • Gemini Lake

Product Support:

Supports Intel(R) UHD Graphics, Intel(R) UHD Graphics, Intel(R) HD Graphics, Intel(R) Iris(R) Plus Graphics, Intel(R) Iris(R) Pro Graphics & Intel(R) HD Graphics on:

  • 6th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) processor family (Codename Skylake)
  • 7th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) processor family (Codename Kaby Lake)
  • 8th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) processor family (Codenames Kaby Lake R, Coffee Lake)
  • Apollo Lake
  • Gemini Lake

 

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