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Actually, nobody is worried about dx10. Everybody is buying dx9 cards like its never going out of fashion. A friend of mine just bought a 7950GX2 yesterday.
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Yea don't worry about DX10 the only thing you have to worry about is getting a dx9 card in a year that will be able to run the dx10 games on max settings. Or will they still bring out better dx9 cards even though dx10 platform is out?
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
Yea don't worry about DX10 the only thing you have to worry about is getting a dx9 card in a year that will be able to run the dx10 games on max settings. Or will they still bring out better dx9 cards even though dx10 platform is out?
good question......I think that they would put all efforts into making better/cheaper dx10 cards...
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post #14 of 15
Don't worry about that. DX9 cards will be around for at least another few years.
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post #15 of 15
They're still selling 9600's... LOL

However, playing DX10 games on DX9 cards won't be a breeze. You'll need software emulation, which will gobble up resources.. I don't expect too stellar performance, also because DX10 games will likely be coded anticipating the (quite powerful) DX10 cards.
    
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