Archive for October 25th, 2021
According the the Inq, DirectX 10 will be available for Windows XP in one form or another, but it will be named DirectX 9.0 L. The question is, will it contain an identical feature set or just a compatible feature set, or to put it another way, will DX10 games on XP with DX9L look the same as on Vista with DX10? DirectX 9.0 L is simply a renamed and refurbished DirectX 10 for Windows XP. It will make DirectX 10 games to work on Windows XP. And games such as the upcoming Crysis won’t work on the existing DirectX 9.0 c. they need a DirectX 9.0 L One of the biggest issues is the fact that Nvidia or ATI won’t have any mainstream or entry-level cards until at least mid- to end of Q1 2007. This suggests that if Vista tips up around the beginning of the year, gamers will be turned off by it.
Here’s a nice selection of review for the X1950 Pro. THis is the first ATI card to support internal Crossfire, no more big chunky cables all over the place. It’s true aim is to replace to disappointing X1900 GT and give the 7900 GS some serious competition. Enjoy! Radeon X1950 PRO review @ Anandtech Sapphire Radeon X1950 PRO review @ bit-tech ATI Radeon X1950 PRO review @ ExtremeTech ATI launches the Radeon X1950 PRO @ EliteBastards ATI Radeon X1950 PRO review @ Firing Squad PowerColor Radeon X1950 PRO 512MB review @ Guru 3DATI Radeon X1950 Pro @ HardOCPPowerColor Radeon X1950 PRO 256MB review @ Hardware Zone Sapphire Radeon X1950 PRO 256MB review @ HexusATI Radeon X1950 PRO review @ Hot Hardware ATI Radeon X1950 PRO review @ PC Perspective ATI Radeon X190 PRO review @ Tech Report