7 Replies Latest reply on Jun 5, 2016 10:53 AM by Freiheitenwelt

    Solved: LR6 GPU supported for Intel HD Graphics 4000 (Windows 8.1 64-bit)


      HD Graphics 4000 is supported with latest Intel driver as shown by LR CC (2015) System Info report (text at bottom). Note an older driver (supplied by the laptop vendor) failed the GPU check.

      Chrome browser users: The URL "chrome://gpu" can be used to quickly access detailed driver and monitor information (other information listed is specific to Chrome).

      Is GPU acceleration supported for Intel 4000 with the latest driver? LR6 GPU FAQ requirements below. However, new Intel 4000 driver (Version: incorporates support for DirectX 11.0 (which dates from Windows Vista (see below)), OpenGL 4.0, & OpenCL 1.2 (see Intel® Download Center).


      Note: Intel HD Graphics 4400 supports DirectX 11.2 (may exclude some optional features), OpenGL 4.3, and OpenCL 1.2

      extracted from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Help | Lightroom GPU FAQ

      Minimum System Requirements

      • 64-bit OS versions only
      • OpenGL 3.3 and later
      • Mac OS 10.9 and later
      • Windows 7 and later

      Note: Intel 4400 or later required

      Note: GPU acceleration is disabled on Mac OS 10.8

      Note: GPUs running under virtual machines are not tested or supported.


      Intel Information Center

      Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000


      Report Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015

      Report Time [hh:mm:ss]: 1:28:22 PM

      Driver Version:

      Operating System: Windows* 8.1 (6.3.9600)

      Default Language: English (Canada)

      Installed DirectX* Version: 11.2  <= operating system’s DirectX version

      Supported DirectX* Version: 11.0 <= Graphics Driver’s DirectX version

      Shader Version: 5.0

      OpenGL* Version: 4.0

      OpenCL* Version: 1.2

      Physical Memory: 8077 MB

      Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3337U CPU @ 1.80GHz

      Processor Speed: 1796 MHz

      Vendor ID: 8086

      Device ID: 0166

      Device Revision: 09


      DirectX Versions

      (extracted from How to install the latest version of DirectX)

      • DirectX 11.2 is included in Windows 8.1.
        Note There is no standalone update package for DirectX 11.2. You can only install this DirectX version through Windows Update in Windows 8.1,
      • DirectX 11.1 for Windows 7 SP1
      • DirectX 11.0 for Windows Vista SP2


      Extracted from LR CC (2015) System Info

      Lightroom version:  CC 2015 [1014445]

      License: Expired Trial

      Real memory available to Lightroom: 8077.7 MB

      Real memory used by Lightroom: 339.0 MB (4.1%)

      Virtual memory used by Lightroom: 293.4 MB

      Memory cache size: 0.0 MB

      Maximum thread count used by Camera Raw: 2

      Camera Raw SIMD optimization: SSE2,AVX

      System DPI setting: 115 DPI

      Desktop composition enabled: Yes

      Displays: 1) 1366x768, 2) 1366x768

      Input types: Multitouch: No, Integrated touch: No, Integrated pen: No, External touch: No, External pen: No, Keyboard: No



      Graphics Processor Info:

      Check OpenGL support: Passed

      Vendor: Intel

      Version: 3.3.0 - Build

      Renderer: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000

      LanguageVersion: 3.30 - Build


      *** Note *** GPU check fails with older Intel HD Graphics 4000 driver

      Check OpenGL support: Failed

      Vendor: Intel

      Version: 3.3.0 - Build

      Renderer: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000

      LanguageVersion: 3.30 - Build