Intel HD Graphics 4000/2500 Driver for Windows 7/8

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Date Added: May 2013 / OS: Windows 7 32/64-bit, Windows 8 32/64-bit / File Size: 148.73 MB / Publisher: Intel



3rd Gen Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® HD Graphics 4000/2500 now support:

  • OpenCL 1.2.
    • Enhanced Interoperability with media and graphics APIs implemented with OpenCL 1.2 extensions:
      • Shared memory objects with Microsoft DirectX 11
        • cl_khr_d3d11_sharing
      • Tighter Integration with OpenGL with new support for depth images and sharing of multi-sampled textures
        • cl_khr_gl_msaa_sharing
        • cl_khr_depth_images
        • cl_khr_gl_depth_images
        • cl_khr_gl_sharing
        • cl_khr_gl_event
      • Implemented support for creating 2D Images from a buffer
        • cl_khr_image2d_from_buffer
  • Support for features like Intel® Quick Sync Video and OpenCL in systems with discrete graphics on Windows 8
    • Now, one can use both Intel Quick Sync Video and OpenCL even when Intel® HD Graphics is not the primary display adapter
    • This requires Intel Graphics driver to be installed and will work only on Windows 8 platforms.


  • Resolved a corruption issue in Human Revolution where the game background turns into a solid color.
  • Resolved corruption issue seen when running Hydrangia test in CLBenchmark
  • Resolved crash issue when running a benchmark in Metro 2033 in DirectX 11 mode
  • Fixed an issue where Cyberlink PowerDirector 10 stalls during movie creation or preview mode.
  • Fixed minor artifacts seen in the following game titles:
    • Max Payne 3
    • Portal 2
    • Shogun 2
    • FarCry


It is recommended to upgrade the below list of applications to avoid any unexpected issues.

  • 3DMark11: Upgrade to 1.0.3 or later
  • Batman Arkham City: Upgrade to the latest patch
  • Mafia 2: Upgrade to the latest patch
  • Company of Heroes: Upgrade to 2.101 and update Opposing Fronts to 2.500 or Tales of Valor to 2.601
  • HomeFront: Upgrade to 1.0.5 or later
  • Unigine Heaven: Upgrade to 2.5 or later
  • Battlefield 3: Upgrade to latest patch


  • Rigid Gems 2.0 exhibits corruption in some scenes in 64-bit version of Windows when run in full screen mode.
  • Driver exhibits a delay or black screen when switching between multiple 3D applications under multiple user logins in Windows 8.
  • Mouse pointer gets corrupted when resuming from sleep under certain system configurations.
  • On some systems with Self Refresh display capability, the graphics control panel does not provide the ability to control the feature.
  • Minor corruption seen when running some 3D Studio Max 2013 workloads.
  • Tomb Raider exhibits corruption in the water inside the caverns.
  • Tomb Raider causes a crash when TressFX is turned on.
  • Ghost Recon: Future Soldier crashes when played in medium or high setting.
  • Babel Rising - Tower is not rendered properly.
  • World of Warcraft: Cataclysm DirectX 11 does not support 1600x900 resolution with digital display output (HDMI, DVI & DisplayPort); but it works fine with VGA and also on DirectX 9.

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