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Windows 7: How to determine if my machine has Direct X, and which version

29 Mar 2012   #1

Windows7 64
How to determine if my machine has Direct X, and which version

Hi all

Did a search here for Direct X, DirectX and Direct-X, but with the amount of results, and the thread topics very untelling, I decided to start a new thread.

I have W7 Ult 64-bit. If I type Direct in Start > Search, all I get is my Direct X ASIO driver for my soundcard. How do I determine if I have Direct X, and which version it is?


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29 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)

You have to search for dxdiag in Start menu.
Run DirectX Diagnostic Tool
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29 Mar 2012   #3

Windows7 64

Ah, that's how you do it. It says:

DirectX Version: DirectX 11

I guess W7 comes with DX?

Thanks for the quick response!
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29 Mar 2012   #4

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)

Yes, DirectX 11 out of the box.

But do not get too exited just yet. Your graphic card might not support v11.
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