Arc graphics driver 30.0.101.1743 BETA released. Benchmark optimization can now be turned on and off. Time Spy score dropped by about 15% | Creating an environment for niche PC gamers Z

July 1, 2022Arc

IntelArc graphics driver with toggle to turn benchmark optimization on / off 30.0.101.1743 BETAofpublicDid.

Arc graphics drivers up to 30.0.101.1736 have UL 3DMark benchmark optimization enabled by default. However, UL does not allow these benchmark-specific optimizations, and UL-approved driver results are no longer reflected in the company’s database.

Initially, Intel will release a driver with a toggle to turn benchmark optimization on and off at the end of April 2022 to solve this problem.Was sayingHowever, in May 2022, the promise was not kept and the release was postponed.publicationit was done.

And now, finally, the 30.0.101.1743 BETA driver with benchmark optimization toggles has been released.

From Arc Graphics Driver 30.0.101.1743 BETA Release Notes
Arc graphics driver 30.0.101.1743 BETA Release notesThan

Advanced Performance Optimizations: Arc Control now has a new feature that allows you to select advanced optimizations for your application and enable / disable them. This feature currently only affects 3DMark Time Spy and 3DMark Port Royale. Disabling this feature has no effect on games, content creation applications, etc.

So how much impact does disabling benchmark optimization have on your score?Twitter userMr. 0x22hI immediately verified it with the Arc A380. Click here for Time Spy results when optimization is enabled and disabled.

Arc A380 Time Spy Optimization Enabled: 5241 points
Arc A380 Time Spy Optimization Enabled: 5241 points

Arc A380 Time Spy Optimization Disabled: 4449 points
Arc A380 Time Spy Optimization Disabled: 4449 points

When optimization is enabled, Time Spye’s Graphics Score is 5241 points, when optimization is disabled, it is 4449 points, and when it is disabled, the score drops by about 15%.


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