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[Bioware] Dragon Age II uses DX11

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DOA II System Requirements:

Recommended:
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.4 GHz Processor or equivalent
CPU: AMD Phenom II X3 Triple core 2.8 GHz or equivalent
RAM: 2GB (4 GB Vista and Windows 7)
Video: ATI 3850 512 MB or greater
Video: NVIDIA 8800GTS 512 MB or greater
DirectX 11: ATI 5850 or greater
DirectX 11: NVIDIA 460 or greater


Minimum:
OS: Windows XP with SP3
OS: Windows Vista with SP2
OS: Windows 7
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo (or equivalent) running at 1.8 GHz or greater
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 (or equivalent) running at 1.8 GHz or greater
RAM: 1 GB (1.5 GB Vista and Windows 7)
Video: Radeon HD 2600 Pro 256 MB
Video: NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS 256 MB cards
Disc Drive: DVD ROM drive required
Hard Drive: 7 GB
Sound: Direct X 9.0c Compatible Sound Card Windows Experience Index: 4.5
Chris Priestly:
Quote:
And, yes, we do support DX11.
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Edited by Nautilus - 2/10/11 at 9:12am
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welcome to like 2 months ago.

we dont know just how much it will use though yet. If the graphics are anything to go by, not much.
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Pre ordered it a few days ago and now this. It make me want to high-five Bioware.
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So is it going to have the no-visual-difference-system-crippling-DX11(metro2033) or is there going to be an actual visual improvement.
 
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I'm not sure whether I want to pre-order this game or not, I have mixed feelings on it. But whether it has dx9 or dx11, all I care about is it being optimized. Metro 2033 was terribly optimized, so those 2 settings that cut the fps in half, advanced dof and tessellation, were not even worth the small amount of eye candy they provided.
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need to get a new GPU and CPU
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Andreas Papathanasis (From OP's Source)
Those features won't be required to enjoy the game and they obviously don't affect gameplay at all, but we're aiming to offer a better visual experience for people who invested on DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 hardware. If after the game is released you need a microscope to spot a difference between the DX9 and 11 versions, then we'll have failed
I'm excited!
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i'm liking these system requirements. dragon age will be addictive to look at and play now.
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post #9 of 26
I don't mean to rain on your DX11 parades - but just because they say "we support DX11" doesn't mean they will "use" it like the title implies.

It's called marketing, and I hate it

Who knows - maybe we will see some comparison screenshots of DX9/10 vs DX11 in Dragon Age 2, maybe not.
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post #10 of 26
I'm guessing on better lighting (especially shadows), reflections and motion blur.
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