DirectX 10 (and some of 9)
Im not sure if this belongs in SW or HW, but I figured this will do fine..
Ive been reading up on a lot of DX10, which I understand will be Vista-only. From what I understand it will have less headroom and therefore process more 'real' data per cycle, resulting in better fps, adn quality, etc..
DX10 will also NOT be backwards compatible with DX9,8,7, adn will include Shader Model 4.0..
I receintly purchsed a Sapphire X1600XT graphics card which uses 9.0c and has Shader Model 3.0..
I was wondering if the card will be able to be flashed (eventually) to Shader Model 4, and possible DX10, or will I have to buy a new card sooner than I thought?
I hope that makes sense, and TIA for all help...