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7900gt = Vista/DX10 Ready?

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Hey everypeople; I was looking at the awsome Newegg.com, and i saw they were selling 7900's. On the XFX 7900gt, it says in the features that its feature ready.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150139

Could anyone verify this because i want to buy a card that will be DX10 and Vista capable. (dont want my stuff to be running on emulatores)

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No. DX 10 cards are not out yet, But it will run vista no doubt.
    
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No the 7900GT isnt DX10..Well this is what i know at the moment but i could be wrong . Lets see some other opnions first.
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No the 7900GT isnt DX10..Well this is what i know at the moment but i could be wrong . Lets see some other opnions first.
The 7800gt is also vista ready, and it's not DX10
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Everything's "Vista Ready", it's nothing but marketing bs. Like state above, it's not DX10.
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i figured it wouldnt be DX10 ready out-of-the-box, but when new drivers come out could that possiblility make high end cards able to support DX10?
    
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i figured it wouldnt be DX10 ready out-of-the-box, but when new drivers come out could that possiblility make high end cards able to support DX10?
No, DX10 isn't something you'll be able to "upgrade" to with a driver or software.
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post #8 of 10
They dont call it Vista Ready for no reason. We dont even know much about DX10 they never even mentioned that it wont work with these cards so how ya supposed to know

Even though its built from the ground up anything is possible
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Direct 10 is hardware based into the New cards If you havent got the hardware based DX10 then the software based drivers or games for DX10 has no hardware platform to work from.
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well, from what ive heard (mainly off the internet) is that vista is going to use DirectX 10 and there will be some new cards out supporting this next year or at the end of this year.

nVidia are meant to be making the 8 series cards which run on DX10 and will be designed to work with vista
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