Direct X 8.1 - Is it worth installing the Beta? Tags: Graphics Cards FPS Directx Graphics Last response: November 7, 2001 4:23 PM in Graphics & Displays Share bront November 7, 2001 3:54:57 AM Anyone know if it's worth installing the DX 8.1 Beta drivers? Is there anything to gain performance and stability wise? Suposedly, the Radeon 8500 is built for it, so I was curious. 60 FPS, 70 FPS, 80 FPS Crash! Daylight comes and I have to go to work :frown: More about : direct worth installing beta Ncogneto November 7, 2001 3:13:21 PM No probably not. Wait for dx9.0 Another Cookie? Who is going to pay my dentist bill? Raleldor November 7, 2001 4:10:07 PM Well is DX8.1 ever going to get out of beta? Or will we just see DX9 first? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Anonymous a b U Graphics card November 7, 2001 4:23:44 PM Of course there will be DirectX 8.1 final I'd say some time towards the end of the year. No real need before then, because there will be no games for it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedInstalling drivers on a freshly built pc with windows 8.1 x64bit Forum SolvedDirect X 11.1 worth it? Forum C&C Generals Direct X Error Windows 8.1 Forum IS IT WORth reinstalling windows 8.0 after installing windows 8.1 Forum ? on Radeon Direct-x 8 beta drivers Forum SolvedPre-install Windows 8.1 Pro x64 on secondary SSD for new system build? Forum TF2 and Direct X 8.1 Forum windows 8.1 x64 enterprise installing size Forum Installing x64 Windows 8.1 Forum Solvedmy laptop shows direct x error whenevr i try to run nfs rivals after installation! wht shud i do? Forum SolvedAsus X550 Windows 8.1: Clean install (remove bloat, recovery) Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 x64 fails to install on Vostro 200 G33M02 MOBO Forum Direct X 8.1 or higher not found. Forum Direct X 8.1b or 9 for my Geforce 3? Forum direct x 8.1 for win xp Forum AMD chips have Direct X 8.1 bug? Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 Pro Store error 0x80246007 when trying to install apps. Forum Windows 8.1 log-in Screen Freezes after installing R9 270X Forum Solveden_windows_8_1_x64_dvd_2707217.iso installation on DOS Forum Installing x64 bit windows 8.1 on x64 processor Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !