Originally Posted by mailman2
The problem is 99% of the DX10 games take a big performance hit from DX9 already. The only game that didnt was Far Cry 2 which had a weird stutter in DX10 so I ended up playing that in DX9 too. DX10 was just smoke, mirrors and less FPS.
Bearclaw - you aren't missing out on anything so no hurry.
The problem are multiplatform games. DX10 is must have for deferred rendering AA. Clear Sky is an example. Smoke and mirrors are possible on DX9 too