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Old 05-04-14, 11:21 PM
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DirectX 12 will be supported on Windows 7 and Up

Thankfully this means more of us can stay with W7



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In summary, they had a spokesperson from Microsoft answer questions about DX12 and the first one that was asked was how far back DirectX 12 would be supported. He answered that they wanted to support the largest install base possible, so Windows 7 was the most logical step, due to all the people migrating from XP to 7.

This is fantastic news and one of the many great steps Microsoft has been making to become a better company due to the death of the 'Strategy Tax'. Satya Nadella has been making been making some amazing progress as (Get it? ) and IMO, the future of Microsoft is going in a much better direction.
Source Video - http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2014/9-004

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Old 05-04-14, 11:36 PM
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This is very good to hear. One of the last things I wanted to do to my rigs was be forced to upgrade to Win8.
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Old 05-04-14, 11:49 PM
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Cya Win9, i will be able to stick with win7 for another half decade.
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Old 05-04-14, 11:51 PM
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Excellent news! Very happy with Windows 7 atm and really don't see any need to change, especially now.
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Old 05-04-14, 11:56 PM
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Color me skeptical - I'll believe it when I see it, particularly with M$'s history.

In the event that it is true, I'll gladly stick with Windows 7.
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Old 06-04-14, 12:38 AM
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good stuff thanks Dicehunter

*edit* btw am on windows 8 an loving it......give me your hate mwhahahaha
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good stuff thanks Dicehunter

*edit* btw am on windows 8 an loving it......give me your hate mwhahahaha
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Old 06-04-14, 12:58 AM
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Each to their own

good man

i personally dont see pepole problem with windows 8, its windows 7 with a slight variation an not hotfixes an a slight bump in performance......whats not to like.


anyway totally off topic so yeah direct x12......makes me happy
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Old 06-04-14, 01:05 AM
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good man

i personally dont see pepole problem with windows 8, its windows 7 with a slight variation an not hotfixes an a slight bump in performance......whats not to like.


anyway totally off topic so yeah direct x12......makes me happy
If my themes worked with W8 I'd use it as they look too cool to abandon

But yeah I'm looking forward to DX12, Better performance is always welcome
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Old 06-04-14, 01:21 AM
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If my themes worked with W8 I'd use it as they look too cool to abandon

But yeah I'm looking forward to DX12, Better performance is always welcome

fair play mate even i can appreciate the themes on W7, that one thing i am envious of
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