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thanks everyone, I dont want to go and spend $250 a video card for my christmas build and three months later not be able to play alot of the new games because they need DX10.

Besides Crysis, when will we start seeing other DX10 games?
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post #12 of 18
Alan Wake, I believe is DX10.
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post #13 of 18
yea, in 1 and half years would be a good wait, prices and models will change and more games and stable (hopefuly) drivers and the rest who buy a DX10 the first day will be like lab rats testing it out for the "out side" world.
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post #14 of 18
Maybe in Oblivion 2 LOL
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post #15 of 18
I'd get like a decent card now for around $200 (X1950PRO).

It'll be a year or so before you really *need* DX10.

However, it seems the first games show up in late Q1 or in Q2 of 2007. Those games probably run both on DX10 and DX9...
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JacKz5o View Post
DX9.0L is for people to run DX10 in XP.
DX9.0L is made for Vista, hence the "L", which means Longhorn.
Longhorn were cancelled because it were simply just an update on the GUI. Vista is Longhorn, just with DX10.
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Quote:
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.
even if it uses DX9 cards, that game is really Graphic intensive, even DX 10 cant run very well with highest setting.
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How do you know that? Have you tried?


And to Gonx: Longhorn never was cancelled... It's the same indeed, but Longhorn was the internal name used by MS, while Vista is the commercial name

(my girlfriend interned for two summers at MS... working on the server version of Longhorn... next month, she'll start her permanent job there)
    
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