Published on May 17th, 2023 | by Adrian Gunning

New Intel Arc WHQL driver offers improved performance

A new Intel Arc A-series 4369 WHQL driver was just posted, accompanied by a blog post highlighting the Game On support. You can find the release notes here.

The new driver brings Game On support for:

  • The Outlast Trials
    • Up to 65% and 52% uplifts at 1080p Ultra and 1440p High respectively compared to the previous 4355 driver
  • The Lord of the Rings: Gollum
    • Up to 4% and 11% uplifts at 1080p Epic and 1440p High respectively compared to the previous 4355 driver
  • Starship Troopers: Extermination Early Access

This driver also brings performance improvements for Minecraft Bedrock, with up to 30% and 34% uplift at 1080p and 1440p respectively with ray tracing enabled at 8 RT chunks.

Paired with this new driver is a new version of Arc Control with new features:

  • Fan speed controls supporting automatic, fixed, and curve settings
  • New display page with VRR control
  • Auto driver update now supports Beta opt-in
  • New search bar to quickly navigate to features and settings
  • Virtual camera filters have improved background replacement and enable auto and manual adjustment of lighting conditions
  • Performance telemetry now has a drop down selector to select from more than one supported device

In addition, the below behaviors have been corrected in Arc Control:

  • Windows UAC (User Account Control) is no longer required to install and launch Arc Control
  • Resizable BAR status reporting now works on all platforms
  • The Live Performance Monitoring page correctly applies the desired removal of some performance tiles

About the Author


Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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