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post #11 of 21
damn it looks we will all have to get vista then, i was looking forward to running dx10 on xp but never mind hopefuly m$ will step up and bring it to xp when they realise no one wants vista
post #12 of 21
DirectX10 is blood, current DX9 vid cards are turnips, you cant squeeze blood out of a turnip.
    
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post #13 of 21
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DirectX10 is blood, current DX9 vid cards are turnips, you cant squeeze blood out of a turnip.
I would rep that if I could.
     
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post #14 of 21
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DirectX10 is blood, current DX9 vid cards are turnips, you cant squeeze blood out of a turnip.
I can try...

Personally, I've got no problem with going to Vista. from what I've seen, it's just XP with a better interface and DX10, but if it lets me play Crysis with it all purty, then yes I'll buy it!
post #15 of 21
Why even worry about DX9, eventually we will want to upgrade and upgrading to DX10 and Vista will be a must for those who'd want to run/play the latest games.


Now, as for DX9.0L, Remonster , I don't see why or how a DX10 card will take DX9.0L when DX10 is a higher upgrade........AFAIK, you can't install DX8.0 on a DX9 card so it'd be the same for the DX10 not being able to install DX9.0, wouldn't it? Kinda confusing to see how it DX9 will cope with DX10 together.
post #16 of 21
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Why even worry about DX9, eventually we will want to upgrade and upgrading to DX10 and Vista will be a must for those who'd want to run/play the latest games.


Now, as for DX9.0L, Remonster , I don't see why or how a DX10 card will take DX9.0L when DX10 is a higher upgrade........AFAIK, you can't install DX8.0 on a DX9 card so it'd be the same for the DX10 not being able to install DX9.0, wouldn't it? Kinda confusing to see how it DX9 will cope with DX10 together.


You can run DX8 games on a DX9 card.
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post #17 of 21
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You can run DX8 games on a DX9 card.
True story.
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post #18 of 21
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You can run DX8 games on a DX9 card.
he said you can't install DX 8 on a DX 9 card, which is still false.
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post #19 of 21
I'm glad that dev's are open to DX10. I would have thought that development would be slow at first. I can't wait for the dx10 source engine *drools*
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post #20 of 21
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DirectX10 is blood, current DX9 vid cards are turnips, you cant squeeze blood out of a turnip.
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