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Has anyone heard when we will "need" a DX10 Card?
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Not anytime soon for a "need" Maybe sometime late next year is the earliest I would think.
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Crysis uses DX10 and that is out sometime Jan/Feb
    
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But it will also use DX9, so those people that aren't going to Windows Vista can still play it.
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It still uses DX10 and can be classified as a DX10 game
    
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Originally Posted by Namrac View Post
But it will also use DX9, so those people that aren't going to Windows Vista can still play it.
you can still run vista with dx9.0L
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Crysis uses DX10 and that is out sometime Jan/Feb
Nope, its delayed until April.

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you can still run vista with dx9.0L
DX9.0L is for people to run DX10 in XP.
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DX9.0L is for people to run DX10 in XP.
Would that reduce performance or just the looks?
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Would that reduce performance or just the looks?
Most likely both. DX10 is a completely new set of script.
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post #10 of 18
Note in his post he said need, he didnt say optional, so I still stand by late next year at the earliest...
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