WDDM 1.2 driver enforcement guidelines

This section describes WDDM 1.2 driver enforcement guidelines.

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WDDM 1.2 driver enforcement

Validation by the Microsoft DirectX graphics kernel subsystem (Dxgkrnl) is enforced starting with Windows 8 to determine whether the mandatory Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) 1.2 features are supported by the WDDM 1.2 driver.

WDDM driver and feature caps

This topic describes WDDM driver feature capabilities (caps).

WDDM 1.2 best practices

To deliver the best experience in Windows 8 and later, Windows takes advantage of the graphics hardware paired with a WDDM 1.2 or later driver. This section summarizes the best practices.

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