Intel releases 101.5074 driver for Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora


Intel publishes a new graphics driver with its 101.5074 Beta. The new driver supports Ubisoft’s Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora. However, there are also a number of performance improvements, up to 34%!

101.5074 Beta, the Intel driver for Avatar!

Intel 101.5074Of course, the first new feature of this driver is the addition of support for the game Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora. Following this, Intel announces a long list of games whose performance has been improved:

  • Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora (DX12) :
    • Up to 8% in 1080p with ultra detail.
  • Battlefield V (DX11):
    • Up to 23% in 1080p with ultra detail.
  • Crossout (DX11):
    • Up to 5% in 1080p with high detail.
  • Dishonored 2 (11):
    • Up to 16% in UHD with ultra detail.
  • Dying Light Stay Human (DX11):
    • Up to 31% in 1080p with high detail.
  • Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition (DX11):
    • Up to 12% in 1080p with highest detail.
  • For Honor (DX11):
    • Up to 14% in 1080p with extreme detail.
  • Phasmophobia (DX11):
    • Up to 5% in 1440p with high detail.
  • Train Sim World 3 (DX11):
    • Up to 34% in 1080p with ultra detail.

Known fixes/problems:

Finally, we end with the list of corrected problems, followed by those identified by Intel. Here’s what we’ve got:

  • Total War: Pharaoh will no longer display corruption after a resolution change on some displays.
  • Alan Wake (DX9) will no longer crash when starting a new game.
  • No more colored pixel corruptions on Cyberpunk 2077 in-game.
  • When Multisampling Anti-Aliasing is set to 4X MSAA, there will be no more flickering pixels on CS2.
  • No more sporadic in-game crashes on Ghostrunner 2.
  • Ditto, crahs encountered on Far Cry 3 in-game corrected.

We now move on to the identified problems:

  • Intel Arc Graphics Products:
    • With certain anti-aliasing settings, Fortnite may display corrupted lines.
    • In-game crashes may occur on Dead by Daylight.
    • Topaz Video AI may encounter errors when using certain templates for video enhancement.
  • Intel Iris Xe MAX Graphics Products:
    • Driver installation may not complete successfully on some notebooks equipped with both Intel Iris Xe and Intel Iris Xe Max. A system restart may solve the problem.
  • Intel Core Processor (12th-14th Generation) Products :
    • Sporadic crashes can be observed on Dragon Quest X Online (DX9).
  • Intel Arc Control:
    • With some games, Arc Control Studio may incorrectly generate multiple video files.
    • When using an HDMI connection, the “Display” page may incorrectly show DisplayPort in the “Connector” tab.
    • A ” Stream already ended ” pop-up may appear after Capture/Highlights/Broadcast have been activated.
    • Arc Control may not retain global application settings in Overlay mode after a system reboot. To get around this problem, you need to switch to desktop mode.

Intel driver here (676 MB)