Receive Side Scaling
Receive side scaling (RSS) improves the system performance related to handling of network data on multiprocessor systems.
For introductory information about RSS, see Introduction to Receive Side Scaling.
Starting with Windows 10, version 1709, RSS Version 2 (RSSv2) is available for miniport drivers. RSSv2 improves on the base RSS model by offering per-VPort spreading. For more info, see Receive Side Scaling Version 2 (RSSv2). RSSv2 is preview only in Windows 10, version 1709.
The following topics describe the RSS implementations that are possible with different levels of hardware and software support:
The following topics provide additional information about RSS: