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I've seen much better examples of the differences between the two, I wish I had a link to the sources I've seen.

Trust me DX10 can be much better. This doesn't really show it off though.

Geometry shader anyone?
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post #12 of 63
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Haha mind u its better than what most develipers do now, which is try and disguise bad jaggies by throwing BLOOM everywhere.
You described the PS3 and Xbox 360 in a sentence.
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Theres something wrong with those screen shots, they just don't look right.
 
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So... they added smoke?

Sorry, there's no difference there. There wasn't a difference in the health bar, other than maybe a difference in the alpha/transparency, and the glow on the gravity gun was IDENTICAL.

And did they say that was on 360? That automatically means that's a load of crap because the 360 can't do DX10.
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Find the differences!

1. Smoke
2. 3x System load for a bit more smoke
3. .......ORLY
    
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post #16 of 63
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Haha mind u its better than what most develipers do now, which is try and disguise bad jaggies by throwing BLOOM everywhere.
Halo 3 anyone?
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post #17 of 63
I prefer less smoke.
DX10 is pretty disappointing tbh
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I prefer less smoke.
DX10 is pretty disappointing tbh
Source 1
Actually not disappointing. I like the light shining through objects in both sets, waves look much better in DX10, mountains more defined, clouds are volumetric instead of just a skydome.

Source 2

Pic 1:
Notice the difference? I hope so. Look how dull the contrast is on DX9. Also, HDR is nice and only available in DX10. DX9 has bloom, which is similar, but less realistic.

Pic 2:
Depth of field much better.

Pic 3:
What the reviewer in this link said: Look at the rainbow silouettes around the trees in DX10, just like you would see in real life as light reflects through the water.

Crysis is somewhat biased however, you'll notice in DX9 you can't choose very high settings. Read in the post about how to enable very high in DX9. DX10 still ends up better looking, but not as noticably.

Source 3
This one is pretty dramatic.

Another nice thing is for developers. When they make a game for DX10 only, they'll know all of their features are supported. DX9 was around for awhile, and there was 9.0, 9.0b, 9.0c, and cards that supported some stuff but not others.
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post #19 of 63
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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post
Also, HDR is nice and only available in DX10. DX9 has bloom, which is similar, but less realistic.
HDR is available on DX9. Source
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HDR is available on DX9. Source
Simulating HDR on DX9 has performance costs over DX10, but yes, I mispoke, thank you.
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