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I don't care about spending a $150 for Win 8. What worries me is them releasing DX12 with it and rendering DX11 enthusiast video cards like the 600/7000 series instantly useless and obsolete. I'm dying to buy a video card and I'm eagerly waiting for Kepler and AMD's next cards, so I don't need DX12 released 6 months after I buy it making my $700-800 purchase useless.
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Windows 2000 was NOT 'meh', that was a solid OS.
I think he means Windows Me... not 2000...
his bad...
    
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Windows 2000 was NOT 'meh', that was a solid OS.
*shudder*

Windows ME was... A nightmare... I used redhat instead during that time period



I really REALLY don't like the whole cloud idea. Especially when I have terabytes of storage at home and remote access... what's the point of having insecure, easily hacked systems...? Sony ring a bell anyone? You can't keep a hacker out when they want in.
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I don't care about spending a $150 for Win 8. What worries me is them releasing DX12 with it and rendering DX11 enthusiast video cards like the 600/7000 series instantly useless and obsolete. I'm dying to buy a video card and I'm eagerly waiting for Kepler and AMD's next cards, so I don't need DX12 released 6 months after I buy it making my $700-800 purchase useless.
DX 12 will not replace 11 so quickly... unless its easier to program for... unlike DX 11 at this point lol
    
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Windows 7 with Games for Windows Live built-in.. no thanks.
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*shudder*

Windows ME was... A nightmare... I used redhat instead during that time period



I really REALLY don't like the whole cloud idea. Especially when I have terabytes of storage at home and remote access... what's the point of having insecure, easily hacked systems...? Sony ring a bell anyone? You can't keep a hacker out when they want in.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_2000

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_ME

There's a huge difference between the two.
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DX 12 will not replace 11 so quickly... unless its easier to program for... unlike DX 11 at this point lol
How do you know?
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DX 12 will not replace 11 so quickly... unless its easier to program for... unlike DX 11 at this point lol
There will be no DirectX 12 for a long time, vast majority of software are still on DirectX 9 and it will take ages for them to start switching to DirectX 11 or OpenGL 4, what makes people think a new OS means a new DirectX? Even if they do make DX 12, it will have negligible differences with DX11 to even matter at this point, like early DirectX 10 was.
Edited by Am* - 5/25/11 at 4:52am
    
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Why are you pushing for DX12?


What would be cool is RemoteFX..... This is the improved RDP that allows you to play games remotely!!! Current, this is only avaliable on Server 2008 R2.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRbEh_58XmI
Isn't this technology similar to On-live?
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MS has said this for every Windows release. Nothing will happen.
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