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The game is undergoing a patch very soon, and I just read the fine print at the bottom of the patch notes, and it appears warcraft is doing a very major visual update as well, including support for DX11. The info is at the very bottom of the patch notes.

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/game/pat...tr-patch-notes

•Support for DirectX 11 can now be found in the Advanced tab of the Options screen.
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So...this will have dx11 before crysis 2.
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WoW gets DX11 before Crysis 2...
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Originally Posted by fazio93 View Post
WoW gets DX11 before Crysis 2...
Not to mention graphic settings.
Actually WoW had DX11 for 6 months already and used it for Water.
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Not to mention graphic settings.
Actually WoW had DX11 for 6 months already and used it for Water.
this
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so when does this patch officially release?
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For a game without SLI/CF support...
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Quote:
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So...this will have dx11 before crysis 2.
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I think people often forget that DX11 is used to just optimise performance and not instantly provide amazing graphics over DX9.
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Wow is not terribly optimized. It's simply not optimized at all. It doesn't care about your GPU, it get's bottlenecked by HDD, fsb and CPU. I highly doubt that DX11 will carry all those calculations over to your GPU.
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