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Windows 7: Windows 7 WARP


05 Nov 2009   #1

Vista
 
 
Windows 7 WARP

I just came across an article describing WARP. Basically, it allows you to play games and do graphics-intensive tasks without a good video card, and maybe even without an accelerated card at all, using the CPU instead. However, all the articles I found were from back in 2008. Does anyone know if Warp made it into the retail version? How do you enable it?

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05 Nov 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Less than likely. Don't count on playing any standard PC game from the last many years without a dedicated graphics accelerator.
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05 Nov 2009   #3

Vista
 
 

This is what I'm talking about:

Windows 7: Play Crysis Without a GPU - Tom's Hardware

I'm trying to improve, even slightly, the graphics performance of a Netbook (No video card replacement here!) It sounds promising. I would have thought it wasn't possible/practical either, but it looks like they did it.
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05 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ult x64
 
 

Sounds great, doesn't it? But then, so did the Hindenburg.
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05 Nov 2009   #5

Win 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

i believe it wasn't put in, but support was added to use the GPU and CPU in tandem to accelerate things like decoding/recoding
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01 Jan 2010   #6

Windows 7 RTM x64
 
 

Does anyone know what happened finally with this "WARP"?
I haven't seen it in Windows 7.
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