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DirectX 9 or DirectX 10?

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  • 68% (41)
    DirectX 9
  • 31% (19)
    DirectX 10
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post #1 of 14
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Im curious to see the results on who plays the most of their games on DX9 or DX10...

Me just DX9 since im using XP but ill eventually switch to Vista once I get the Q6600.
 
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Though I have Vista and DX10 most of the games I play are still DX9 games like Oblivion, GTA: SA, TDU, and Quake 4. Of the DX10 games I have (Crysis, Bioshock, and World in Conflict) I can't really tell much difference between DX9 and DX10 except for a performance hit and that Crysis doesn't work that well in DX10 on my PC. So the only game I actually play in DX10 is Bioshock because that game is coded well and it doesn't take a big performance hit.
post #3 of 14
No Vista so stuck with DX9 till I can throw some more money @ PC
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Whenever a game is DirectX 10 supported i play it in DX10.
 
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post #5 of 14
Directx 10, on Directx10 cards with more than 64 stream processors, lower your pc;s performance hit.
I Can Play Crysis, at 1024x768(thats all my 19' hp monitor supports.) and get 55-60 fps. 40(when a massive physics attack, or w.e happens) and my cpu usage, stays under 20.
Plus, Textures, and Processing shaders etc. Look Better, than they do on Dx9.
But im a vista user, and have been since longhorn beta 1.3 i liked xp, dont get me wrong, but.. its.. jus.. to bland for my tastes.

I grew up with no computers.. up till 93 when i built my first at 7 years old.
haha, windows 3.1 with a 386 processor at 33mhz.. and 2 mb of ram.. oooh ya.. soo fast
    
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DX10 whenever I can...doesn't run so well, but whatever! :]
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post #7 of 14
I play on both and always like to compare DX9 and DX10....tell you the truth, DX10 compared to DX9 isn't a huge difference. Taking the amount of FPS loss with DX10 is really not worth it, but then thats my opinion.
    
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post #8 of 14
DX9 for me, since I don't have a DX10 card. It doesn't look much different imho :\\
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DX9 for me, since I don't have a DX10 card. It doesn't look much different imho :
With ur specs...a DX10 card isn't even worth it. Im not bashing you, just sayin. With my specs. below im get a huge frame rate drop when using DX10 compared to DX9.
    
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post #10 of 14
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DX10 isn't worth it to me in my opinion. Looks similar to DX9 but with more blurs and lighting.
 
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