DirectX 9 Beta Out!

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  1. NewsFactory

    NewsFactory News Guru

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  2. brc64

    brc64 Zeeky H. Bomb

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    Since it's been so long since I've had to worry about DirectX, what exactly are the benefits of upgrading to a new version? I know that some newer games force people to upgrade, but does it do anything for current and older games? Anyways, I learned my lesson with DX8 (screwed up my whole system).. I'm gonna wait a while before giving 9 a try.

    - Me
     
  3. WyreTheWolf

    WyreTheWolf Wolfish Bastard

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    I would not ever recommend installing any BETA M$ stuff... Just remember that if you install a BETA version of DirectX it is very hard to repair, usually it means re-installing the OS.
     
  4. Jeff

    Jeff Yarr... I be blind!

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    Plus with the expiry date on it, I am gonna wait a little while...maybe, I would like to try the SDK though.
     
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    Crash Override Banned

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  6. Malus

    Malus BSD SMASH!

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    I install it (while forgeting to backup) and tell you guys how it is.
     
  7. digitalwanderer

    digitalwanderer Colour Commentator

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    Got it..

    ..installed it (sans backup, like I won't be re-installing windows on my box before Aug 20th :rolleyes: ), and haven't noticed any performance improvement on my box and my penis is still the same size! I feel cheated!

    BTW-They finally fixed the directsound debug level bug, I guess that's something.
     
  8. Malus

    Malus BSD SMASH!

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    Works fine for me as well. Maybe a little performance increase though.
     

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