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post #11 of 51
It's DX9 and the shadows are terrible unless you enable ubersampling, which pretty much no system can handle at the moment...

I would of preferred a DX11 version with improved shadows...
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Crysis 2 in DX 9 > Metro 2033 in DX 11 > Crysis 1 in DX 10 > Bad Company 2 in DX 11

DX 9 is definitely not dead.
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Crysis 2 in DX 9 > Metro 2033 in DX 11 > Crysis 1 in DX 10 > Bad Company 2 in DX 11

DX 9 is definitely not dead.
So you´re saying Crysis 2 looks better than the original Crysis (with mods)? I must disagree.
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How many games have been designed, from the ground up, with only DX11/10 in mind?

Consoles get the most attention on the market, and consoles run DX9 with limited hardware so naturally developers know how to get alot of out it and do. When making a DX11 game for PC users, you need to worry about making sure the DX9 version can play on a 6 year old console. No console, and there'd be no game.

These are the reasons you haven't seen any major leaps since the release of DX9.
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So you´re saying Crysis 2 looks better than the original Crysis (with mods)? I must disagree.
The textures in Crysis 1 are over double the resolution of the 2nd game... that guy is crazy.
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post #16 of 51
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I'm glad that The Witcher 2 actually showed people what can be achieved with "old" DX9.

DX10 and 11 have been nothing but small improvements here and there, while DX9 was the last real big jump in graphics so far.

I say this because most people here whine about Game X not having DX11 support... well, big deal.

I have a DX11 GPU and I don't mind if games are DX9 as long as they look good. I bought a DX11 card mainly because of raw power. GPUs are faster with each generation, and the newest DX iteration is just a "bonus".

Just my 2 cents, anyway.
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAWWWWWWWWWWWW Sad Panda. I thought it was gonna be Open GL. FYI Open GL had tessellation 3 years prior to DX11 and it's multi platform. No Open GL love these days.
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post #17 of 51
Definitely can't deny The Witcher 2 uber'd out.





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post #18 of 51
Far Cry 2. Metro 2033. Crysis.

That said, TW2 looks very good for DX9 (much better than Crysis 2)
post #19 of 51
You don't have ubersampling enabled from what I can see from the screenies Shadows are still dithered. I can run it, but it's not really smooth and gets me killed unnecessarily.. but I'll patiently wait untill 2nd gen 28nm graphics arrive
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post #20 of 51
Well, OCN is just being OCN.


They require DX11, they want game to take a lot of power, and such. Only a few are reasonable on OCN.
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