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Originally Posted by twitchyzero View Post

anyone know how important these features are for low-level API? If it's antying like DX11.2 exclusive features then I'm not too worried

I dont think they'll be too important from a performance perspective, I suspect other features that may impact upon visuals. They showcased a Titan Black running Forza 5 but I guess time will tell.
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Then next year...

GET READY FOR DX13! Will a total of TWO! THATS RIGHT TWO GAMES that will support it. Toss that 500$ gpu into the trash can, you need to buy this one!!!!

This.

What a load of crap. I knew it would come to this. My hope for DX 12 would be the down to metal optimization that Mantle would have, but if I need to buy a new video card JUST after having bought one less then 6 months ago is ridiculous.

I'm sticking with my GTX 760. It's been treating me good lately and I just can't abandon it. However, once it starts to show its age, I'm going red.
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I find it kinda sad that a hardware that's probably 5 years old in design supports direct x12 that being the xbox one, but PC gamers are forced to buy the latest GPU.
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Then next year...

GET READY FOR DX13! Will a total of TWO! THATS RIGHT TWO GAMES that will support it. Toss that 500$ gpu into the trash can, you need to buy this one!!!!

Haha this, 100x this.

2015.. and we're only just leaving March of 2014.. I love this article. rolleyes.gif
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I find it kinda sad that a hardware that's probably 5 years old in design supports direct x12 that being the xbox one, but PC gamers are forced to buy the latest GPU.

I dont think the Xbox One will support all of these features, I think whatever the Fermi, Kepler and Maxwell 1st gen supports the Xbox One will have too.
post #17 of 152
There's a big, big difference between "all features" and "the reason we're using it in the first place."

Besides, this whole thing seems a bit much to believe. Second-gen Maxwell, after they got done saying that Fermi on up is supported? Not sure I buy it.
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I find it kinda sad that a hardware that's probably 5 years old in design supports direct x12 that being the xbox one, but PC gamers are forced to buy the latest GPU.

Couldn't agree more although at least we can see some performance benefits unlike consoles tongue.gif
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interestingly, mantle will still support older cards but dx12 will make them obsolete....

and lol at the xbone getting dx12...

just like sli its software locked (probably)
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post #20 of 152
We just need to wait and see his much of dx12 is covered by current hardware. Mantle will have a signficant lead on dx12 and can survive if it gets Linux support.
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