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post #21 of 51
It's been 6-9months since the hardware has been available to game developers do you really expect a game to have been designed to use DX10 from the foundation up yet.. I'd say it'll be a while, the new cryo engine probably won't use it to the max
    
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Im going to wait on DX10 games, but the DX10 hardware murders DX9 cards in DX9 games so i might get a gtx for christmas when there cheaper.. but probably not to play DX10 games.. well maybe but the cards arnt powerful enough yet to haul DX10 games..


Im pretty happy with my 7900 though to be honest.. i can play all the games i have maxed.. ha probably means i should get new games

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umm, with my setup i can play wic at 1440x900 with all settings maxed including aa and af with dx10...who said the 640mb was weak?

Edit: Average fps in benchmark is about 30 (which for a dx10 game with max settings is good). I dont understand why everyone thinks dx10 sucks.
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post #24 of 51
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Originally Posted by Whodie View Post
I think everyone missed the entire point of the article.....

It's not a matter of DX10 implementation or game developers not focusing on it, it is lack of horsepower from the 1st gen DX10 cards themself. (which is clearly stated in that article)

You can implement all the new features of DX10 you want, but without being able to run it at a higher resolution and adding AA and AF, you won't see much of a difference compared to DX9.
Supposedly.... if you take a DX9 game and write it all in DX10. The game should be exactly alike. However, the DX10 version should perform better due to optimizations made in the API. (i.e. less CPU calls, no performance bits needed, etc)
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8800GTS BARELY putting out 30FPS? That is just plain sad. Forget about DX10.
I'm so sick and tired of whiners and complainers like you.

Dx10 is the next step...They can't just make it and its 5000 times better than the last on release.

God I hate whiney babies.

They will keep improving dx10 and someday it will have better performance than dx9 and still have 3x better visuals.

It's so obvious it hurts, I think all the naysayers are just dumb people.
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Supposedly.... if you take a DX9 game and write it all in DX10. The game should be exactly alike. However, the DX10 version should perform better due to optimizations made in the API. (i.e. less CPU calls, no performance bits needed, etc)
I think it is a combination of inexperience and bad drivers that cause the current performance issues. Also I'm pretty sure you loose performance when going from DX9 emulation to DX10 within the same frame which many games are doing in the patches that include DX10.
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post #27 of 51
Same thing happened with DX9, who cares. Its like a new console, the first games usually suck.
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post #28 of 51
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Same thing happened with DX9, who cares. Its like a new console, the first games usually suck.
Perfect Dark Zero anyone?
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post #29 of 51
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Originally Posted by Sazar View Post
I'm so sick and tired of whiners and complainers like you.

Dx10 is the next step...They can't just make it and its 5000 times better than the last on release.

God I hate whiney babies.

They will keep improving dx10 and someday it will have better performance than dx9 and still have 3x better visuals.

It's so obvious it hurts, I think all the naysayers are just dumb people.
tehehe your just saying that cuz you got an 8600 ^_^

more seriously, just take a look at what happened when moving from directx 8 to 9:

http://www.firingsquad.com/hardware/...2_fx/page5.asp

notice the hit? while many of those cards weren't the greatest, they still continued to play directx9 games pretty well.
    
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post #30 of 51
I reserve any judgment I have about DX10 until a company like Valve, that can REALLY write game code, releases a title.

Eyecandy vs. FPS performance has a lot more to do with optimizing game code than it does with hardware.

Case in point: HL2 vs. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Shadow of Chernobyl. HL2 has exquisite graphics, yet can be played on systems with rather low end hardware and still pump out acceptable framerates. Were you to try that with S.T.A.L.K.E.R., you would be rewarded with a very pretty slide show, but nothing that really looks any better than HL2.
    
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