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Hey guys when I start games like lost colony and HL2 it says its running in or gives me a option ot run in dx10 mode but these arent dx10 games right. So what exactly is the dx10 mode doing?

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Attempt to render the game by DX10 hardware and DX10 API if the game's code support it.
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OK so it what basically uses portions of dx10 then, sorry I dont know too much about dx and how it works.
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OK so it what basically uses portions of dx10 then, sorry I dont know too much about dx and how it works.
If the game supports the DX10 API and utilizes it, then when you run it in DX10 mode through Steam it will use DX10. If it doesn't utilize DX10, then it will run in DX9, simple as that.
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Ahh ok thanks a bunch
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OK so it what basically uses portions of dx10 then, sorry I dont know too much about dx and how it works.
if there is any DX 10 it uses it.

Some games now have dirextX 10 in their patches
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