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    Default The future of cards when DX10 arrives

    All i am sure of at the moment is that you can install DirectX 10 on a DX9 card but you wont get all the features that DX10 offers. And you must have vista. But if ur buying now u should last about 2 years before DX10 games take over. I would also be very suprised if they release a DX10 card in agp.

    Anyone else know anything

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    well i have heared that that graphics up from geforec 6600gt (Both AGP and PCI-E) will support DX10 ,
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    No card currently on the market has hardware support for DX10, old cards will not run DX10 features, though DX10 will include a software layer or wrapper that will allow DX9 hardware to run DX10 software, albeit much slower. So i guess all DX9 hardware will run DX10 Software, but that is diffierent from true hardware support.

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    sorry for bad posting , by that post i meant that (no graphics can support dx 10 for now ) but there is a software that will allow dx9 to run dx10 , BUT NOT MUCH SLOWER
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    maybe "much slower" was a bit far.

    To get a DX10 game to run on DX9 hardware It will have to do use the software layer, so it will be slower than raw DX9 code.

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    well , maybe , but we shall wait and see untill they come out , and see what they can do
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