Intel HD Graphics Driver for Windows Vista/7 32-bit

September 3, 2012
73.3 MB
Windows Vista / 7
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The Intel HD Graphics Driver contains support for the following Intel Processors:

  • 2nd generation Intel Core i3 processor
  • 2nd generation Intel Core i5 processor
  • 2nd generation Intel Core i5 vPro processor
  • 2nd generation Intel Core i7 processor
  • 2nd generation Intel Core i7 vPro processor
  • 2nd Generation Intel Core processor family
  • Intel Core i3 Mobile Processor
  • Intel Core i3 Processor
  • Intel Core i5 Mobile Processor
  • Intel Core i5 Processor
  • Intel Core i7 Mobile Processor
  • Intel Pentium Processor

Performance Improvements:

This driver release was designed to increase 3D gaming performance on mobile platforms across a variety of titles. Intel has tested a number of games on the 2nd Generation Intel Core mobile processor with Intel HD Graphics 3000. The results listed below are for Mobile systems.

  • Starcraft 2: Wings of Liberty – Devil’s Playground FPS Gain 37%
  • Resident Evil 5 Benchmark FPS Gain 10%
  • Dawn of War: Chaos Rising FPS Gain 29%
  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 FPS Gain 28%
  • DIRT 2 FPS Gain 12%
  • Supreme Commander 2 FPS Gain 16%

New Features:

  • Wireless Display 2.1
  • SGI OpenGL3.1
  • Active Stereo S3D over eDP
  • DVMT - Provide 1GB option for Pre-allocated Memory Support on client WDDM OS
  • Encode MPEG2 Interlaced Frame support
  • Get Connector and Monitor information API
  • CUI SDK Display Color Space Converter support to all internal and external displays for 32 and 64 bit Win7.
  • Add Overlay rotation capability to support BD film playback in rotated modes - 90/180/270 degrees.
  • PWM backlight control support for night vision
  • Add Intel HD Graphics 3000/2000 support for SDVO-DVI & SDVO-CRT
  • Seamless Rotation

Resolved Issues:

  • WebGL rendering anomaly in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers resolved.
  • Eliminated minor rendering artifacts that were present in a few particular scenes in the following games:
    • Assassin's Creed
    • Darkspore
    • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
    • Empire: Total War
    • F1 2010
    • King of Kings 3
    • Mass Effect 2
    • Medal of Honor
    • StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
    • Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X
    • Sudden Attack
    • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Retribution
  • Fixed corruption issue in the Battlefield: Bad Company 2 game (DirectX 9 version)
  • Fixed corruption in James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game game in DirectX 9 mode
  • Fixed corruption issue that was present in Crysis game when antialiasing was enabled
  • Text characters in the game menu of Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X.2 displayed correctly.
  • Dragon Age II game was starting in DirectX 11 mode by default
  • OpenGL driver enhanced with combination of one new extension, performance optimizations, and fixes to enable and/or improve user experience. The following applications benefit from these enhancements:
    • Amnesia
    • Brink
    • The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
    • The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
    • Magic: The Gathering
    • Minecraft
    • SPECviewPerf 11 (OpenGL test)
    • Unigine (OpenGL)
  • Aquarium screensaver showed a black square on second monitor and is now fixed
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