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Old 09-24-08, 12:32 PM   #18
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Default Re: Why did NVIDIA skip the revision of Direct X 10.01 on their 9800 GTX/GX2/GTX 260/

Originally Posted by Digital_Trans View Post
So new hardware will be required for Direct X 11 just like with Direct X 10 with the 8800 GTX/Ultras.
Yep. But considering that DX11 is nowhere near public release, and taking into account development time, it will probably be anywhere from 12-18 months before you'll see anything surface for it. Maybe longer.

Meanwhile, we all could've been enjoying a glimpse of what it will offer with DX10.1 in a plethora of games had Nvidia implemented it into their hardware already since their influence on developers is substantial. There are a few teams working with ATI on its implementation at the moment, but that group could've been much larger with support from both vendors.

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