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Yeah.... Google the topic and you get nothing but NO OF COURSE NOT AMD>NVIDIA.

I tend to believe the demo over tomshardware forums.
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post #212 of 267
Quote:
Originally Posted by skupples View Post

Yeah.... Google the topic and you get nothing but NO OF COURSE NOT AMD>NVIDIA.

I tend to believe the demo over tomshardware forums.

I never believe anything I read on a forum...wait...hmm...we have a paradox here.

I am sure I would have found something reliable eventually...just hard to sort though all the Xbone and GCN madness that swept through the Internet a while back.
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Wow! I thought MSFT was going to stop after DX11. Never imagined they'd continue development of a successful API.
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http://www.theverge.com/gaming/2014/3/20/5530420/microsoft-claims-directx-12-will-improve-xbox-one-games-wont-require

supported by modern hardware...

and they didn't answer if it was win9 only = win 9 only.
Edited by skupples - 3/20/14 at 2:13pm
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Deductive reasoning... Much more accurate than speculation...

What the hell does qualcomm want with an API besides to use it? What does qualcomm do? Mobile shtuff... biggrin.gif

MS has already stated and i'll quote "and to do so on an unparalleled assortment of hardware."

M$ likes it's monopolies, it also REALLY likes the mobile market. They will also shrivel into a worthless stock if they don't start putting out successful products. You combine all these things, and you come up with M$ is trying to create one API to rule them all.
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http://www.theverge.com/gaming/2014/3/20/5530420/microsoft-claims-directx-12-will-improve-xbox-one-games-wont-require

supported by modern hardware...

and they didn't answer if it was win9 only = win 9 only.
well they did said it will be on 50% of existing windows installations by summer 2015. hmm
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Originally Posted by revro View Post



well they did said it will be on 50% of existing windows installations by summer 2015. hmm


Maybe to them that means Vista+.

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I found this to be interesting and somewhat contradictory...
Quote:
Support

NVIDIA: Kepler, Fermi, Maxwell

NVIDIA confirmed that all Fermi, Kepler and Maxwell GPUs will support DirectX 12
. We do know now if this is a 100% API support or just a feature set support, however it does mean that DX12 is more like an extension to DX11 rather than completely new API, which would require hardware implementation.

AMD: Graphics Core Next

AMD also confirmed that all Graphics Core Next GPUs already support DirectX 12.

Intel: Iris

Intel also confirmed that 4th generation Haswell will support DX12, it does not mean that all CPUs will support it, in fact only Iris and Iris PRO will.



How does one present a slide indicating that only 55% of all DX11 supporting Nvidia GPUs will support DX 12 and also confirm that all Fermi, Kepler and Maxwell GPUs will support DX12?

Edited by Slomo4shO - 3/20/14 at 3:28pm
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Maybe to them that means Vista+.

it would have to mean Win 7 at the very least, I dont think Win 8/8.1 is on 50% of computers yet and I doubt Win 9 will be adopted that quickly..

Anyways http://www.pcgamer.com/2014/03/20/microsoft-reveals-directx-12-a-thinner-graphics-api-with-50-better-cpu-utilization/

So apparently all of nVidia's DX11 GPUs will support Dx12? Nice
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http://www.polygon.com/2014/3/20/5530134/microsoft-directx-12-windows-pc-xbox-one-windows-phone

"Microsoft didn't specify which versions of Windows would be supported with DirectX 12, though Windows Graphics developer Anuj Gossalia said they were aware of demand for Windows 7 support, and would speak more about that later this year."
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Slomo4shO View Post

I found this to be interesting and somewhat contradictory...


How does one present a slide indicating that only 55% of all DX11 supporting Nvidia GPUs will support DX 12 and also confirm that all Fermi, Kepler and Maxwell GPUs will support DX12?

 

That says that 55% of all the DX11 GPUs are Nvidia, and that they will all support DX12.

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