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Microsoft Makes It Easier to Bring DirectX 12 Games to Windows 7

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Microsoft launched Windows 10, it made its stance on DirectX 12 clear: Windows 10 would be the only OS that supported the company’s latest ...

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Parallels 15 Boosts PC Game Performance on Macs With DirectX 11

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Despite all of Apple’s success over the last few decades, the Windows software ecosystem is undeniably larger. That’s particularly true if you’re a gamer. Many ...

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New DirectX 11 vs. DirectX 12 comparison shows uneven results, limited improvements

For the last few years, there’s been an ongoing debate about the benefits and advantages (or lack thereof) surrounding DirectX 12. It hasn’t helped any that the argument has been bitterly partisan, with Nvidia GPUs often showing minimal benefits or ...

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Futuremark responds to accusations of bias in new DirectX 12 Time Spy test

Last week, Futuremark released Time Spy, a new DirectX 12 benchmark that takes full advantage of DX12’s features and capabilities, including asynchronous compute. While the release of a new benchmark is typically of modest interest, there’s been a great deal ...

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AMD clobbers Nvidia in updated Ashes of the Singularity DirectX 12 benchmark

Share This article Roughly six months ago, we covered the debut of Ashes of the Singularity, the first DirectX 12 title to launch in any form. With just a month to go before the game launches, the developer, Oxide, has ...

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ExtremeTech explains: What is DirectX 12?

Share This article It’s been over 18 months since we first visited the topic of DirectX 12 and what features and benefits it would bring to modern gaming. Much has happened since. Windows 10‘s launch and the debut of Ashes ...

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DirectX 12 arrives at last with Ashes of the Singularity, AMD and Nvidia go head-to-head

Share This article Ever since Microsoft announced DirectX 12, gamers have clamored for hard facts on how the new API would impact gaming. Unfortunately, hard data on this topic has been difficult to come by — until now. Oxide Games ...

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Demystifying DirectX 12 support in Windows 10: What AMD, Intel, and Nvidia do and don’t deliver

Share This article Now that Windows 10 is finally shipping, the question of DirectX compatibility is going to move from a marketing bullet point to a tangible issue for users. For more than a year, AMD and Nvidia have been ...

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