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post #21 of 43
Well sure DX10 sucks at the moment just because nothing uses it lol.
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post #22 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by D3DAiM View Post
Well sure DX10 sucks at the moment just because nothing uses it lol.
but wait lost planet did use dx10 and so did call of juarez, so whats the problem their.
---edit--
IMO its vista to blame not the drivers.
post #23 of 43
This isn't premature at all...

There are 2 games that have dx10 as an add-on
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does NVIDIA know about the 162 driver problems or no one has bothered to tell them.
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Originally Posted by aakar View Post
what I don't get is why are the new drivers for dx10 causing so much problems, one of my friends has a dx10 card and he installed the forceware drivers 162.22 and had like BSODs (the black screen of death, not blue) its keeps on flashing. A lot of my friends have reverted back to 158 since its more stable then the new drivers. IMO, the way vista is built is to reject ever single new driver(s)

all the people who purchased their dx10 cards have wasted their money since a dx10 is just around the corner (crysis, bioshock etc.) with these constant problems.
Just so you know, there are ways around the driver signature check

Back on topic...I don't have a DX10 card but I do have Vista. I'm still content with my 1950Pro but I do plan on either going Crossfire with it or buying an 8800GTS sometime soon. I haven't been all that impressed with the DX10 demo/sample stuff myself so I'm not all that eager to get a DX10 card unless the price is right.
 
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post #26 of 43
soo doesn NVIDIA know about this problem
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Originally Posted by JacKz5o View Post
Its not really bad.. its just not everybody wants to spend $200 on Vista, $200 more RAM, and $500 video card that can handle DX10.
Vista can easily be had for less than $200, OEM copies typically run about $120 shipped. $100 will buy you 2gb ram which is more than sufficient. The $100 8600GT is the developer recommended spec for Bioshock which will use DX10 accelerated water effects, and there is a good chance that it or a 2600XT will run it just dandy.

Your number= $900

My number= $320

post #28 of 43
could 'areo' effect the performance of dx10?
post #29 of 43
Aero is usually shut off by Vista while you have DX going. I don't know why people are hating DX10. I think it's all the people with the crappy hardware that are butthurt they can't upgrade without spending some money.
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Uh, having a GTX barely pull 30 FPS in DX10 at 12x10 res is being butthurt over crappy hardware? It sounds like being screwed by crappy, inefficient software to me. "Offloading work to the gpu," my ass. What's the use of that when programs are already GPU/monitor bound as it is at any reasonable resolution?
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