Intel has released updated Windows 10 graphics drivers that are now officially compatible with Windows 10 2004 and add support for new DirectX 12 features.
Later this month, Microsoft is releasing the next Windows 10 feature update known as the May 2020 Update. This update will increase the version of the operating system to Windows 10 2004 and will introduce many new features.
With this release, the operating system will use Windows Display Driver Model 2.7, which includes a variety of new DirectX 12 graphics features.
To prepare for the release of Windows 10 2004, Intel has released Intel Graphics - Windows 10 DCH Drivers 22.214.171.12487, which is WDDM 2.7 compliant and adds support for DirectX 12 Shader Model 6.5.
"This driver is WDDM 2.7 compliant and ready for the Windows 10 May 2020 Update. It introduces support for Dolby Vision and the new DirectX* 12 Shader Model 6.5 compiler on 7th Generation Intel® Core processors or higher (Intel® HD Graphics 610 or higher)."
To be able to use these new features, a computer must be using a 7th generation Intel Core processors or later and Intel HD Graphics 610 and later.