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Poll Results: Are dx10 GPU's worth it yet?

 
  • 22% (5)
    Yes
  • 45% (10)
    No
  • 31% (7)
    Only the high end cards lie 8800gtx and 2900xt
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post #11 of 17
its almost pointless testing the high end cards at 1280 x 1024....theyre usually used by people who run 1620 x 1200 at the minmum.
post #12 of 17
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Originally Posted by mactard View Post
Epic, id, and any developer who makes games for PlayStation 3 or Nintendo Wii.
And proof that it will be much better?
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post #13 of 17
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
And proof that it will be much better?
Because OpenGL 2 supports all of the DirectX 10 fancy imagery...on DirectX 9 hardware.

OpenGL 2.5 is going to make it easier to access so it's simple to program for like DirectX, OpenGL 3 is going to take DirectX 10 hardware and make it do what it really can do.

Too bad Windows XP's implementation is garbage and Vista's is non-existent.

Thanks Microsoft!
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post #14 of 17
Well for now i think that dx9 is good for a while until really all the dx10 games come out.But if you want you can get a dx10 card and you will be just enough ready for dx10 games
 
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post #15 of 17
I say only the high end ones.
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post #16 of 17
The tech is out their and the rates are good but it isnt fully utilizing DX10 yet. . . hell we never fully utialized DX9 . . What Im trying to say is that as developers start coding more for it there will be more features and it will be more taxing on the card. . since there are few games out that support it I would wait a year until a. There are more superior cards and b. there are more DX 10 games.

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Take the money you have, put it in a drawer or safe and let it sit for a year . . . that way your not inclined to spend it . . . which is exactly how I have a lil over a grand in my safe now for my laptop . . out of sight out of mind. To me #'s on a screen mean nothing but handing ppl cash is everything. (meaning using a card and watching the numbers in my acct. go down is much easier than constantly handing out $ . . using cash keeps my budget inline)
 
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post #17 of 17
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
For now it doesn't look too good

The truth is it is still too early to tell. I would wait it out
Couldn't agree more.

There's nothing out at present to make full use of DX10. What is out (the high end stuff) are just glorified DX9 cards, Im pretty sure when true DX10 material is released there'll be a newer and better generation of cards that will be better and the current crop will struggle with the games. Well, that's what I reckon anyway.

For now DX9 is the way to go and when the time is good and ready (late 07- early 08) then I'll consider an overhaul of my system
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