WDDM 2.0 and Windows 10

This section provides details about the following Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) version 2.0 features and enhancements. WDDM 2.0 is available starting with Windows 10.

Topic Description
GPU virtual memory in WDDM 2.0 Provides details about GPU virtual memory, including why the changes were made and how drivers use it.
Driver residency in WDDM 2.0 Provides details about the driver residency changes for WDDM 2.0.
Context monitoring A monitored fence object is an advanced form of fence synchronization which allows either a CPU core or a graphics processing unit (GPU) engine to signal or wait on a particular fence object, allowing for very flexible synchronization between GPU engines, or across CPU cores and GPU engines.