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This is a really cool and indepth slideshow from GDC '11 explaining DX11 rendering in BF3.. just stumbled upon it and thought it might be an interesting read for some.

http://www.slideshare.net/DICEStudio...-battlefield-3

One slide clearly says Multi-GPU support is important to the devs.. so good news for those who have those setups. Now I'm thinking I might buy a 2nd GTX580 around October. Hopefully we'll see some prices drop.
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Nice find
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If scaling is good enough, and, well, if it even works... I may go Quadfire with a 2nd 6990....
 
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Yes! Need more developers to drop DX9!

Pretty sure the two big players that are holding PC gaming back are DX9/XP and consoles.

People need to stop being stubborn and upgrade to Windows 7 already.
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DX11 is not really that impressive. DX9 is just fine.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Riou View Post
DX11 is not really that impressive. DX9 is just fine.
Go back to XP.

Its an improvement. Get over it.
 
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I think this was posted a long time ago but can't find that thread.

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Yes! Need more developers to drop DX9!

Pretty sure the two big players that are holding PC gaming back are DX9/XP and consoles.

People need to stop being stubborn and upgrade to Windows 7 already.
What is wrong with DX9?... Witcher 2 is DX9, and does it look bad? No.
DX11 is more efficient and better for performance and such though, so it would be nice if devs did move to it. In time, though.
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DX11 is not really that impressive. DX9 is just fine.
It's a much more efficient API. Extra performance is always welcome.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Riou View Post
DX11 is not really that impressive. DX9 is just fine.
Go play bfbc2 in dx9 then in dx11, i highly put forward you'll eat your words.
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Everyone please understand that no games to date have truly taken advantage of what DirectX11 can do. It has simply been an after thought. This game should bring what DX11 can do to the table, judge then. Also note that although DX9 may "look just fine" the future won't be "just fine" the future will be great. We should always push forward and strive for better things. Everyone in the world of technology should understand that.
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