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 Installing x64 Windows 8.1 Forum SolvedAsus X550 Windows 8.1: Clean install (remove bloat, recovery) Forum ? on Radeon Direct-x 8 beta drivers Forum TF2 and Direct X 8.1 Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 Pro Store error 0x80246007 when trying to install apps. Forum Solvedmy laptop shows direct x error whenevr i try to run nfs rivals after installation! wht shud i do? Forum Solveden_windows_8_1_x64_dvd_2707217.iso installation on DOS Forum Windows 8.1 log-in Screen Freezes after installing R9 270X 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 Installing x64 bit windows 8.1 on x64 processor Forum Have 4GB installed ram but only 2.75GB usable Windows 8.1 pro x64 Forum I installed 2x1gb modules and windows 8.1 won't load correctly. I get to a blue screen with 5 options. Help! Forum But i do have xp and direct X 10 installed on it but it still wont work 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 !