Download Intel Graphics DCH Driver 30.0.101.1960 With Support For Alder Lake HX (12th Gen)

Intel has now released an update to their graphics driver, which is version 30.0.101.1960. This is a DCH driver for their line of GPUs which supports the newly released Alder Lake HX – Intel’s most powerful tiered processor from the Alder Lake series.

Moreover, this driver also supports the following games on 11th generation CPUs:

  • Evil Dead: The Game
  • Dolmen

Although we always suggest that users must keep their drivers updated to have an error-free PC experience and to keep it safe, this update comes with updates as well as significant issues too. This is discussed down below.

If you still feel like upgrading to this driver, you can click on the respective links below and download it.

Intel Graphics GPU Driver 30.0.101.1960 Changelog

Here is a list of the issues that have been improved with this update:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (DX12) may experience an application crash or pop-up error message at launch.
  2. Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition (DX12) may experience minor graphical corruption in game menus or during gameplay when game settings are set to low quality.
  3. Elden Ring (DX12) may experience green or red texture flashing corruption during fighting while in game.
  4. Genshin Impact (DX11) may experience texture flickering or corruption in character models on 11th and 12th Generation Intel Core Processors.
  5. FIFA 21 may intermittently experience a TDR or application crash when resizing the game window on the 11th and 12th Generation Intel Core Processors.
  6. FIFA 22 may experience a TDR or application crash when a match starts on the 12th Generation Intel Core Processors.
  7. TDR may occur while running Doom Eternal (Vulkan) with Steam Overlay enabled.
  8. Tom Clancy’s: Rainbow Six Siege may experience an application crash or TDR in-game or benchmark modes when game settings are set to high, very high, or ultra.
  9. Doom Eternal (Vulkan) may fail to enable HDR correctly when HDR is enabled via in-game settings and in Windows settings.
  10. Serious Sam 4 may exhibit graphical corruption or artifacts around some objects in the game.
  11. Deus Ex: Mankind-divided shadows can exhibit graphical corruption.
  12. Red Dead Redemption 2 may experience an application crash or TDR when changing game or resolution settings on Intel Iris Xe Discrete graphics.
  13. Running DirectX 11 games in full-screen with the Windows “Fullscreen Optimization” option disabled may result in a black screen when modifying resolution in games on the 11th and 12th Generation Intel Core Processors.
  14. Graphical corruption may be seen in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on the 11th and 12th Generation Intel Core Processors.

With these improvements, there are still many issues that need to be addressed.

Known Issues

  1. Monster Hunter Rise may experience an application crash or hang during gameplay on the 11th and 12th Generation Intel Core Processors.
  2. Vampire Masquerade: Bloodhunt may experience minor intermittent white texture flashes or corruption on some objects in the game and a small number of character models may experience geometry corruption.
  3. An error message pop-up may be observed when launching Call of Duty: Vanguard (DX12).
  4. An application crash may occur in Watch Dogs: Legion (DX11) when starting the game.
  5. An intermittent crash or hang may occur during gameplay in Ghostwire: Tokyo (DX12).
  6. The following games might experience minor graphical anomalies
    • Call of Duty: Warzone (DX12)
    • Diablo II: Resurrected (DX12)
    • Farming Simulator 22 (DX12)
    • Grand Theft Auto V (DX11)
    • Halo Infinite (DX12)
    • Hitman 2 (DX12)
    • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (DX12)
  7. An “Update driver” pop-up error message may be observed when launching Battlefield 1 after upgrading from 30.0.100.9955 or older drivers.
  8. Minor graphical anomalies may be seen in the following games on the 12th Generation Intel Core Processors:
    • CrossFire HD (DX9)
    • GRID Legends (DX12)
    • F1 2020 (DX12) (when HDR is enabled).
  9. Minor graphical anomalies may be seen in Gears 5* (DX12) on the 11th and 12th Generation Intel Core Processors.
  10. TDR may intermittently occur in Halo Infinite (DX12) during gameplay on the 11th and 12th Generation Intel Core Processors.
  11. A game crash or hang may occur when changing resolution in NBA 2K21 (DX12) on the 11th and 12th Generation Intel Core Processors.
  12. A game crash or hang may occur when launching Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (DX12) on the 11th Generation Intel Core Processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics.
  13. An intermittent crash or hang may occur in Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade (DX12) on the 11th Generation Intel Core Processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics.
  14. Minor graphical anomalies may be seen in the following games on the 11th Generation Intel Core Processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics
    • Elex (DX11)
    • MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries (DX12)
    • Strange Brigade (DX12)
    • The Ascent (DX12)
  15. A black screen or TDR may occur after launching or during gameplay in Gears 5 (DX12) on the 11th Generation Intel Core Processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics.
  16. In the following games with Intel Iris Xe discrete graphics, an intermittent crash or hangover can be seen:
    • Forza Horizon 5 (DX12) (when launched)
    • Forza Motorsport 6 (DX12) (when launched)
    • Resident Evil 3 (DX12) (when exiting)
  17. Minor graphical anomalies may be observed in the following games with Intel Iris Xe Discrete graphics:
    • Call of Duty: Vanguard (DX12)
    • Enlisted (DX11)
    • Far Cry 6 (DX12)
    • Microsoft Flight Simulator (DX11)
  18. An intermittent crash or hangover can be observed in Battlefield V with 10th generation Intel Core processors with Intel UHD graphics.
  19. Displays connected via an external dock may exhibit a black screen when using a 4K resolution at 60hz on the 11th and 12th Generation Intel Core Processors.

To read further about the fixes and the known issues, read the release notes.

Download Intel Graphics Driver 30.0.101.1960 For May 2022

The update can be downloaded and installed through Intel’s Driver and Support Assistant or as a standalone driver.

Use the links below to download the driver directly:

Download Intel Graphics DCH Driver Update x64 30.0.101.1960 (.exe) [606.5 MB]

Download Intel Graphics DCH Driver update x64 30.0.101.1960 (.zip) [593.7 MB]

To automatically detect which drivers your device may require, you can use Intel’s Driver and Support Assistant, which automatically detects, downloads, and installs any driver updates installed on your hardware. Here is a complete guide on how to use it to install graphics drivers.

Supported Operating Systems and Intel Processors

If you are not sure whether your hardware supports this driver update, refer to the list and table given below for a more comprehensive description of the supported operating systems and hardware.

List of Supported Windows Versions

The following Windows versions support this driver:

Intel CPU and Operating System Support for Graphics Driver

The table below highlights which Windows versions support the graphics driver with the corresponding Intel CPU.

Table
Supported processors with OS. Source: Intel

Closing Words

Installing the latest available (stable) drivers means you have the latest security patches, keeping your system safe from outside threats. However, one must also consider the problems the new driver can have. If those do not affect you, you can download and install the latest graphics driver from the links above in this post.

You can also install your GPU drivers from the built-in Device Manager in Windows. Here is a complete guide to checking your driver version and installing new drivers.

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