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lol even I have a Dx10(.1) capable gpu (Capable doesn't mean things will be playable though, sadly.)
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Assumed as much. Steam has such a wide variety of gamers that I would estimate at least 50% don't even care about DX10.
    
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well, not like you need a $5000 rig to play steam games..
qft... source= almost fully optimized.
    
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I wonder how many of these machines are used on a regular bases? I wonder if these are just reported cases of these systems or systems that are used on a regular bases? Have they ever cleared their lists and look at new ones sent in the past year? I doubt the majority of people only use dx9 maxed hardware, especially when most cards on the market today are dx10 compatiable, even most intergradeds.....
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I wonder how many of these machines are used on a regular bases? I wonder if these are just reported cases of these systems or systems that are used on a regular bases? Have they ever cleared their lists and look at new ones sent in the past year? I doubt the majority of people only use dx9 maxed hardware, especially when most cards on the market today are dx10 compatiable, even most intergradeds.....
hmm I dont know, I was not aware the Army was interested in this sorta thing.
    
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21% now have a DX10 computer, last year only 10% did. That's pretty good.
I was gonna say that it was worse than that. I thought around this time there was something like 6% and sometime around May '08 it was double digits.
    
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I have only just upgraded to a Direct X 10 machine and that was just to play Left4Dead (I had a 6600GT; which is below the minimum specs). My friend though who's got a 7950gtx2 doesn't feel it's quite time to need to and in my opinion it isn't for him, just yet.
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I wonder how many of these machines are used on a regular bases? I wonder if these are just reported cases of these systems or systems that are used on a regular bases? Have they ever cleared their lists and look at new ones sent in the past year? I doubt the majority of people only use dx9 maxed hardware, especially when most cards on the market today are dx10 compatiable, even most intergradeds.....

the way they are defining a dx10 rig, is a computer that has BOTH a dx10 GPU AND Vista.

otherwise, it is not a dx10 rig.
    
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As a point of comparison, a massive 68.67 per cent of Steam users are using the 32-bit version of Windows XP.

A massive 68.67% of Steam users are nubs, XP fanatics, Dell owners or they don't know better...
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post #30 of 49
sweet! 8-core systems doubled in a month!

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