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post #41 of 89
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Originally Posted by <({D34TH})> View Post

Huh? Where did you hear that? Black Ops 2 DOES SUPPORT DX10/11. And Crysis 3 will be 10/11. However, the alpha wss locked to DX11 for testing reasons.

You are going to laugh, but here is where I got it.

List of games with DirectX 11 support

So if those games do indeed support both DirectX 10 and 11 ... it makes the case even stronger.
post #42 of 89
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Originally Posted by 47 Knucklehead View Post

Actually it is:
Win XP = DirectX 9
Win Vista/7 = DirectX 9, 10 and 11

We also have DX 7, 8 and DX 8.1 under XP smile.gif

Graphical wise if proper done DX 9.0 c (Shader/Vertex 3) delivers excellent quality.The tessellation that DX 11 brought was available on ATI
cards since 2004 ,but no one gave a damn about it.
So DX 11 did not brought to much novelty as the DX 11.1 will as well.Marketing gimmicks.Having in mind the lack of sound devises in DX 10 and DX 11 i would say it s an involution..

Anyway i took a look at the Crysis 3 frog stuff and COD BO2 ,and even though they cry out that it s DX 11 in there ,the color scheme looks like a DX 7 lol.
Maybe my eyes are f up or something but the first Crysis and even Far Cry in some parts looks much more close to reality smile.gif Same greysh color scheme from BF 3 ,COD MW 2 and Crysis 2 has spread to almost all games , a lot of depressive game developers it seems ,maybe to much nordic guys .work in gaming smile.gif.
PC games are going the wrong way since DX 10 came up.
   
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post #43 of 89
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You are going to laugh, but here is where I got it.
List of games with DirectX 11 support
So if those games do indeed support both DirectX 10 and 11 ... it makes the case even stronger.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-37ONEwzGNk&feature=youtube_gdata_player

This guy is playing BOII with an 8800GT.

Alas, Crytek isn't stupid enough to lock down C3 to DX11 only, since there's still a lot of gamers who hasn't jump ship yet.
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post #44 of 89
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Well this is good news. I can hold off and wait til they make Windows 8 stable for games or more. In the meantime Windows 7 is the best to use and i am glad to hear this announcement.
PC gaming is gonna be incredible in the next 50 years.

Tera core anyone?
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Who would have thought eh?

Everyone who realized that windows 8 is garbage for power users and gamers.
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post #46 of 89
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Everyone who realized that windows 8 is garbage for power users and gamers.

Yet more blind misinformed hate. rolleyes.gif
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Well this is good news for win 7 users tongue.gif
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Alas, Crytek isn't stupid enough to lock down C3 to DX11 only, since there's still a lot of gamers who hasn't jump ship yet.

I agree, while maybe some programmers/developers would love it to be just DirectX 11 or 11.1 ONLY, they are just looking at the small picture (and more importantly, don't control the money). It's the people that control the money (ie their bosses and the bean counters), who will not force a main stream game to be "Windows 8 ONLY".

Not that DirectX 11.1 is now "Windows 8 ONLY", because it appears that, contrary to some of OCN's "experts", DirectX 11.1 is just a revision of DirectX 11, not a "rewrite of the core".

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Well this is good news for win 7 users tongue.gif

Very much so.

This will pretty much guarantee that many people who do not like the interface in Windows 8, will stay with Windows 7 until Windows 9 ... or possibly longer.
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Having developers working on DX11/11.1 only is a wet dream for gamers. tongue.gif
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No game will require 11.1 thus Win8, not even in the future. it's the major version that counts not the lesser patched ones.

There's only one way I could be persuaded to buy win8 and that's if Microsoft somehow miraculously invented the Gesturing Interface with only a camera (no gloves). Then Metro would really be "fun".
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Having developers working on DX11/11.1 only is a wet dream for gamers. tongue.gif

Exactly ! This will end Intel stomps AMD crap. Dx11 shifts the stress to gpu more.
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