Insider Preview DirectX 12 exclusive to Wondows 10 and 8.1

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  1. kemical

    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Ref:
    http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsofts-directx-12-api-set-will-reportedly-not-be-available-windows-7

    The good news is the cards like Nvidia 600 series and AMD's 7000 series can run DX12 so it won't be a case of upgrading although I've heard this before with previous DX releases and it seems the devs always manage to find a way of making it exclusive to a series of card. I hope this time it's the other way round.
     
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    I'm fine with this as long as the DX12 adds something worth the upgrade...
    no games have stepped up yet to say they will back it.
     
  3. MikeHawthorne

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    Well I have a GTX 690 so we'll see what happens when DX 12 games appear.
    I have the new Dragon Age game pre-ordered but I don't know if it will support DX 12 but I doubt it at this point.
     
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    The wiki guide has this to say about what DX12 will bring to the table... Sounds exciting:

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DirectX
     
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    More information has leaked about the abilities of DX12:
    Ref and full article:
    http://www.guru3d.com/news-story/directx-12-vs-directx-11-performance-slides.html
     

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