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so i just got a new 3870 , Looks good so far runs cooler than my 8600gts. wondering if there is anything i have to do or just run it like i am, should i dl dx10 or maybe i cant even idk. All i play is bf2 Thanks
    
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Well you have XP, so you can't have DX10, but you can still download the latest DX9 patches/updates.
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Oh wow...


DX10 is built into vista and is only available for vista, not XP. And BF2 won't have any DX10 features anyway.
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so i just got a new 3870 , Looks good so far runs cooler than my 8600gts. wondering if there is anything i have to do or just run it like i am, should i dl dx10 or maybe i cant even idk. All i play is bf2 Thanks
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Great ! Im glad everyone is amused thats good. Does dx 9 stay up to date with windows updated or should i look into patches like igob8a said ?
    
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so i just got a new 3870 , Looks good so far runs cooler than my 8600gts. wondering if there is anything i have to do or just run it like i am, should i dl dx10 or maybe i cant even idk. All i play is bf2 Thanks
1. dx10 is vista only and for the forseeable future.
2. dx10 vs dx9, whats the difference? oh wait there is none
3. dx10.1 should be released soon enough and will probably mean that we will all have to upgrade to better graphics cards.
4. Tired, goodnight!
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DX10 manages data differently..
But this made my day completely.
Youll get updates through MS update for any Dx9 but its about there.
Have fun enjoying your awesome new video card getting good frames in all your games.
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post #8 of 12
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Great ! Im glad everyone is amused thats good. Does dx 9 stay up to date with windows updated or should i look into patches like igob8a said ?
edit:
The below post is your best bet...
Edited by ericeod - 6/2/08 at 5:05pm
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post #9 of 12
Easy guys.

Download this and run it.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en

It'll update your DX9, which Windows Update doesn't do, but it won't give you DX10 features. You must be running Windows Vista for that.
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1. dx10 is vista only and for the forseeable future.
2. dx10 vs dx9, whats the difference? oh wait there is none
3. dx10.1 should be released soon enough and will probably mean that we will all have to upgrade to better graphics cards.
4. Tired, goodnight!
Wow did you just fail life.

If you know nothing about dx10, or dx10.1 don't start spouting rubbish. dx10 is significantly different to dx9. Learn before you talk. Makes you look less stupid.
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