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As a gamer, I'm really disappointed with the direction windows 10 has gone.
New GPU's won't be supported by windows 7
DX12 not available for windows 7.

I dislike not having full control of what my computer is doing, and I certainly don't want additional bloatware installed without my permission. I didn't buy a SSD to have it filled with Candy Crush and other useless crap.

My one true hope is that this paves the way for something else to fill the gap. If only gaming companies supported Linux...
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Originally Posted by 1Kaz View Post

As a gamer, I'm really disappointed with the direction windows 10 has gone.
New GPU's won't be supported by windows 7
DX12 not available for windows 7.

I dislike not having full control of what my computer is doing, and I certainly don't want additional bloatware installed without my permission. I didn't buy a SSD to have it filled with Candy Crush and other useless crap.

My one true hope is that this paves the way for something else to fill the gap. If only gaming companies supported Linux...


you must be a relatively new gamer if the bolded part is a problem for you. Direct X versions has always been tied down to operating systems. It's the reason why some games are still DirectX 9, simply so that developers can let users that are still running windows XP play (as XP cannot officially use DX10/11/12). Vista got DX10, 7 got DX11, 8.1 got a few more features for DX11, 10 now has DX12.
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So, since Vista is always now? In fact, iirc the only 2 versions tied to a specific release of Windows have been DX10 and DX12. The fact that in both cases users seem to have very good reasons not to upgrade the OS, is quite telling really.
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So, since Vista is always now? In fact, iirc the only 2 versions tied to a specific release of Windows have been DX10 and DX12. The fact that in both cases users seem to have very good reasons not to upgrade the OS, is quite telling really.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DirectX#Release_history


history will tell you if an OS got exclusivity. its been historically done by Microsoft for a LONG time. PC gaming wasn't as big back then, so it wasn't as big of a problem since more modern times.
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So, since Vista is always now? In fact, iirc the only 2 versions tied to a specific release of Windows have been DX10 and DX12. The fact that in both cases users seem to have very good reasons not to upgrade the OS, is quite telling really.

There is no Windows 11. Windows 10 is the last versions. They will just update this one. If people have problems with certain feature of Windows 10 then complain.
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Windows 10 is the last versions.
you cannot seriously believe that
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you cannot seriously believe that

Yes. Its super hard to get people to change from OS to OS but if you keep updating people have no control.
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you cannot seriously believe that

Yes. Its super hard to get people to change from OS to OS but if you keep updating people have no control.

Not to mention MS has said win 10will be the last "version".
     
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Yes. Its super hard to get people to change from OS to OS but if you keep updating people have no control.

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Not to mention MS has said win 10will be the last "version".

Which makes me hate the direction MS is going. I'm not liking where the CEO is taking MS.
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Not to mention MS has said win 10will be the last "version".
yes I know they said so

which is why i cant believe ppl belive Microsoft and really expect Win10 to never ever go away eventually ?
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