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post #11 of 72
Wow, just goes to show how much Nvidia really was phasing out DX10.1

All it takes is one company

Now lets get a definitive Physics engine so we can have the best user experience. Then maybe we can stop all this 'optimize for one company idiocy' I personally don't want my $300+ GPU hindered because said company feels they want to get one over on their competition. Both ATI and Nvidia need to realise that the consumer is important, hindering the competition is only hindering the consumer!
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post #12 of 72
haha,now nvidia is getting pwned even by game-making companies.
go blizz!
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post #13 of 72
They should make it all open and work on improving the GPU itself.
That way, we won't get better performance from proprietary standards or limitations, but only from faster processors.
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I'm sure nvidia will have 10.1 cards by the time it's released.
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post #15 of 72
So what he's saying is Diablo 3 will run on the largest assortment of machines they can possibly get it to run on?

And the Nvidia cards will do DX 9 in Vista then. No need for Nvidia to make 10.1 cards.
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post #16 of 72
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
I'm sure nvidia will have 10.1 cards by the time it's released.
Not if their next chip is just a die shrink of the GT200.
ATI had to do a lot of work on revising the R600 core to get it to support DX10.1 (RV670) and it doesn't seem like nvidia has the time to be revising things, they are focusing to get out a smaller, cheaper and faster core that people might actually buy.
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post #17 of 72
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Originally Posted by Fox_Smash View Post
haha,now nvidia is getting pwned even by game-making companies.
go blizz!
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post #18 of 72
Hurrah for Blizzard in not suppressing DX10.1 like other game devs when the hardware is there to offer software advancement.....I'm looking at you Assassin's Creed devs/NVidia devs.
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post #19 of 72
So this means it'll run on OSX with opengl?
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post #20 of 72
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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
Hurrah for Blizzard in not suppressing DX10.1 like other game devs when the hardware is there to offer software advancement.....I'm looking at you Assassin's Creed devs/NVidia devs.
What does 10.1 offer that 10.0 doesn't? Just curious.
    
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