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Dirt 2 PC Demo Brings DirectX 11 Graphics

Got your shiny DirectX 11-enabled Radeon HD 5800 series and you're itching to stretch its legs? Well then, the newly released demo of Dirt 2 is your best option. While Dirt 2 was released for consoles a few months ago, the wait continues for this still-unreleased PC version. The delay to the PC version was for the sake of graphical enhancements, and if you have a DX11 card, you'll be able to enjoy some of the new features.

Check out this video from Codemasters that runs through all the little enhancements afforded by this new generation of software and hardware:

#VIDEO_ 3921#

Grab the 1.3GB demo right here.

We'll be including Dirt 2 as part of our regular testing suite once the full version releases, but if you want to know how the demo benches, check out tests from TweakTown and Bit-tech.

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  • chesterman86
    ahn... video?
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  • sunflier
    I have xbox360 & PC but simply put, if you want the best graphics, PC has the upper-hand imho.
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  • JeanLuc
    sunflierI have xbox360 & PC but simply put, if you want the best graphics, PC has the upper-hand imho.
    When has the PC not had the upper hand in graphics?
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  • amplexis
    Video 3921 is my favorite
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  • r0x0r
    No comparison photos?
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  • Euphoria_MK
    AS expected, DX11 is visually no different than DX9/10

    But hey we got to sell those new DX11 cards :) lol
    I am sticking with my HD4870 x2 for a bit longer :)

    Maybe I'll wait for another year and switch to the HD6xxx series

    Cheers
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  • cappster
    I would like to see dx9 vs dx10 vs dx11 photos. I've seen one photo that was dx9 vs dx11, but I would like to see all three since I have dx10 videocards.
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  • tommysch
    Consoles are gimmick for noobs.
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  • Euphoria_MK
    cappsterI would like to see dx9 vs dx10 vs dx11 photos. I've seen one photo that was dx9 vs dx11, but I would like to see all three since I have dx10 videocards.
    Just check the links at teh end of the article: http://www.bit-tech.net/gaming/pc/2009/12/01/directx-11-performance-first-look-dirt-2/1

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  • bk420
    Just in time for fermi.
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