Intel Iris Xe finally gets an official driver for Rocket Lake-S desktops

Intel released the official driver for its Iris Xe GPU built into their new Rocket Lake-S processors, which launched last week without public driver support.

The new processors are the first desktop CPUs to feature Intel Iris Xe graphics, and while OEMs had been supplying the updated driver for their systems, the driver had not been made publicly available, so anyone buying the processor on its own did not have the necessary driver support for the chip’s GPU.

Not having such an important driver available when the processors launched was definitely an embarrassing oversight on Intel’s part and adds to what has been a somewhat uneven launch.

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