The key updates of the new OS are claimed to be improved hardware support and modernized software components. In OS FreeBSD 10.0 database of drivers has been significantly expanded and updated, the platform code has been a subject to an optimization, and defects of old versions have been eliminated as well. A lot of attention in the development of a new version of FreeBSD was paid to wireless Wi-Fi, network components, tools of virtualization, support of ARM architecture, and increase of productivity file systems UFS / FFS.
The support of BSD Hypervisor (BHyVe), drivers of Hyper-V integration and standard 802.11s plays a crucial role in the tenth generation of FreeBSD. Security and reliability have become a basis of this new OS.