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I probably need to update Direct X, but the Microsoft website only gives an update for "9.0c and previous versions of DirectX." http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=2da43d38-db71-4c1b-bc6a-9b6652cd92a3&displaylang=en

Anybody know if this update includes Direct X 10 or11? I can't seem to find any other updates.guiltysmiley.gif
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Originally Posted by brasidas;11702372 
I probably need to update Direct X, but the Microsoft website only gives an update for "9.0c and previous versions of DirectX." http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=2da43d38-db71-4c1b-bc6a-9b6652cd92a3&displaylang=en

Anybody know if this update includes Direct X 10 or11? I can't seem to find any other updates.guiltysmiley.gif

DX since post ver.9 is a part of windows. To get DX11 on Windows7 you need a graphics card which supports it. i.e. the 6000 series. You can't just do a software update to get it-you need the hardware.
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Well if his system specs are what he says they are, then he should be DX11 already.

Open up start menu, and in the search function type in dxdiag, take a screenshot, and post it here. that shoould tell us.
     
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For some reason, I'm having trouble linking screenshots. Here's what the dxdiag tells me:

System Information
Time of this report: 12/19/2010, 07:56:09
Machine name:
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.100618-1621)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: System manufacturer
System Model: System Product Name
BIOS: BIOS Date: 09/02/09 18:58:13 Ver: 08.00.15
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory: 6144MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 6134MB RAM
Page File: 2341MB used, 9924MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode
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System Information
Time of this report: 12/19/2010, 07:56:09
Machine name:
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.100618-1621)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: System manufacturer
System Model: System Product Name
BIOS: BIOS Date: 09/02/09 18:58:13 Ver: 08.00.15
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory: 6144MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 6134MB RAM
Page File: 2341MB used, 9924MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode


So you already have it installed...... and if you have a 5870 then your already DX11 ready.
     
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