Intel releases first Arc Pro GPU driver in 4 months

Published: Mar 28th 2023, 10:48 GMT   Comments

Intel releases new Arc Pro driver

A new update with WHQL certification for Arc Pro A40 and A30 GPUs. 

Intel currently offers three professional GPU options: desktop A40, A30 and A30M for laptops. These graphics are based on Arc Alchemist (Xe-HPG) architecture, and they were announced in August last year. However, even today these cards are only offered to OEMs.

Intel has made a lot of effort to improve its software development and this has been shown in a frequent driver updates for the gaming Arc series, but the same thing cannot be said about their professional GPUs division. The last driver was released on December 5th last year ( With the new release, Intel had no update for their Arc PRO series for more than 4 months.

The latest Arc Pro driver, Source: Intel

The new driver focuses on professional app certification. Many of the previously listed software is no longer pending certification, but has been verified and added to support list:

  • Autodesk 3ds Max 2022, 2023
  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2022, 2023 🆕
  • Autodesk Fusion 360
  • Autodesk Inventor 2022, 2023
  • Autodesk Maya 2022, 2023
  • Bentley MicroStation 🆕
  • Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS 2022, 2023 🆕
  • PTC Creo 8, 9 🆕
  • Siemens NX 2027 🆕
  • Siemens Solid Edge 2022, 2023 🆕
  • Vectorworks 2023 🆕

The driver introduces several fixes for said apps, but the known issue list is still growing. Thus far, Intel made no comments on possible Arc PRO GPUs with ACM-G10 GPU. The currently available solutions are all based on the smaller entry-level die.

Source and download: Intel

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