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post #31 of 42
devs need to just ditch directx and make the fulltime switch to OpenGL.

This way not only will Microsoft no longer have a say over what OS is used (you KNOW that a lot of vista users are just gamers who wanted DX10, myself included), but Linux ports would also become common over time.
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post #32 of 42
tbh This is all silly.

There was never a DX9.1 so why even bother with DX10.1 when there hardly seems to be much of a different between DX9 and 10 anyway?
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post #33 of 42
Since DX10 was the "complete rewrite" that had no compatibility what older versions, one would hope that DX11 did not need to be that overtly "choose one or the other" again. I.e., in the original spirit of DirectX, one would hope that DX11 was fully backwards compatible with DX10.x. Which would imply that any nVidia card designed for DX11 would implicitly be supporting DX10.1.
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post #34 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by Manyak View Post
devs need to just ditch directx and make the fulltime switch to OpenGL.

This way not only will Microsoft no longer have a say over what OS is used (you KNOW that a lot of vista users are just gamers who wanted DX10, myself included), but Linux ports would also become common over time.
Me too @ bolded bit.

If DX11 is 7-exclusive it'll probably be the nail in the coffin for MS' PC gaming monopoly. I sure hope so.
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post #35 of 42
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Originally Posted by hairston630 View Post
I wish we could just get a few DX 10 GAMES...let alone dx11, JEEZ.
I think nVidia sees that DX 10 sucks, and therefore goes straight to dx11, instead of pumping money into a dx10.1 card.

Just think, DX10(.1) shows minimal graphical difference with DX9 at quite a big performance cost. Microsoft must know this as well, and therefore coming up with DX11 so quickly.
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post #36 of 42
I was hoping they'd say no to DX11.

And the opengl developers need to put their act together and finally release OpenGL 3.0/3.1/3.5
post #37 of 42
Bad decision if AMD gets DX10.1 in as many games as they want.
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post #38 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by VulcanDragon View Post
Since DX10 was the "complete rewrite" that had no compatibility what older versions, one would hope that DX11 did not need to be that overtly "choose one or the other" again. I.e., in the original spirit of DirectX, one would hope that DX11 was fully backwards compatible with DX10.x. Which would imply that any nVidia card designed for DX11 would implicitly be supporting DX10.1.
Any card designed for DX10 also works with DX9 and below, so why wouldn't the same continue?
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post #39 of 42
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Could this be a confirmation that nvidia really is skipping dx10.1 and going to dx11?

http://www.fudzilla.com/index.php?op...=8345&Itemid=1
post #40 of 42
Nvidia is doing this so they can say. Buy Nvidia GPU they have DX11 much better quality and faster then DX10. Even if they make a DX11 GPU any time soon just think of it as a way they want to make money.
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