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Old 04-20-2006, 11:55 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally posted by maroon1
i don't agree with, because if DX9 cards won't play DX10 games then no one or very few people will get DX10 games since most people will not have DX10 cards.

AND also u don't have proof to what ur saying, i never read any article that says that DX10 games will not run on DX9 cards, i just read somewhere that DX10 games will not run on windows XP.
It doesn't matter if you don't agree with it. Facts are facts and you need a dx10 card to play dx10 games go look it up on google I don't feel like looking up an article.

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Old 04-20-2006, 05:05 PM   #12 (permalink)
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he's basically correct, dx10 wont be backwards compatible. Older version of dx were backwards, but looks like ms is straying away from that. More than likely other dx calls will be mapped to dx9 (emulated via software layer). So, it is true but at the same time there are exceptions.

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