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nvidia 8600gt

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October 20, 2007 10:17:11 PM

on the specs it says it can run dx10

why wont it update past dx9 is there something i need to do manually?

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October 20, 2007 11:44:04 PM

what are you running xp or vista? XP does not support dx10, only vista does. Regaurdless I wouldnt have too much faith in it on run dx10 games.
October 22, 2007 12:55:00 AM

xp.... well crap
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October 22, 2007 1:09:47 AM

XP Isnt Crap!! What are u Talking Bout!?
Just that M$ CBF making DX10 on XP They made it Vista Exclusive.... (Bad Mistake) They Even Admitted to it!
Xp FTW. Vista Will be my upgrade in 2 yrs at least... SP2/3 Any1?
October 22, 2007 1:11:18 AM

nono xp is the bomb, it sucks it is only vista exclusive... i cant see my self ever updateing....
October 22, 2007 3:29:01 AM

I've heard about unofficial versions of DirectX10 in the works for XP, but I wouldn't hold my breath.
October 22, 2007 2:36:32 PM

if it will cost microsoft extra cash to help a few people, i doubt it happening... it would be like asking blackwater to not fire unless fired upon...
a c 130 U Graphics card
a b Î Nvidia
October 22, 2007 2:47:50 PM

Your being a bit harsh there MS do a lot of bug fixing which strictly speaking isn't there fault/problem ie its to do with someone else's software/hardware.
The reason they don't want to make DX10 available to XP users is because they want to sell more copies of Vista plain and simple.
I can see them doing it in the future but not until they are finished pushing Vista I don't see the point in swapping OS just to get DX10 in my opinion it just isn't enough of an improvement to justify the cost.
And yes i have seen a PC running it and yes its pretty but i just don't think its worth it.
Mactronix
October 22, 2007 2:55:37 PM

touche...
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