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Windows 7: DirectX 10 or DirectX 11?

31 May 2011   #21

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Well my GTX460 supports DX 11, but those solitaire cards don't look any prettier.
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This is from Tech Powerup with Republic of Gamers skin. I thought it looked nice.

Seeker, there is a newer driver than you have, it's 270.61, dated 4/7/2011.
I tried that Asus skin, before going back to the regular. For some reason it wouldn't display the full window, thus some of the data wasn't accessible.

I'm not too concerned about driver updates at the moment, because I should be starting a new build very soon, and will have to start from scratch anyway.

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31 May 2011   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fumz View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PompeyFC View Post
I have got a radeon 1 gig 6770 which has direct 11 support but I too get told dx10

interestingly GPZ reports unknown for graphics card in the dx box - how does that work ?
As smarteyeball pointed out, DX11 cards showing up as DX10 cards in WEI is a bug that's been in 7 since 7 was 7. Nothing we can do about it; nothing to worry about.

As for your issue with gpu-z, click the link in Britton's post... right above yours. It's the latest version of gpu-z, which will report your card correctly.
yep used the latest - see here

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31 May 2011   #23

7 Ultimate x64

hmm... a quick google search seems to indicate there's no support for the 6770 yet, but it should be supported in the next release... which should not be too long.
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31 May 2011   #24

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

thanks fumz - gave you a bit of rep
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31 May 2011   #25
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Just for fun here's another GPU reporting tool to play with,

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Just click on View - Detailed mode to see everything.
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20 Jul 2011   #26

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ravi5kumar View Post
Hey, I am bit confuse about which version am I running Direct X 10 or Direct X 11.

Here is my Direct X Diagnostic Tool report:

It says that I am running Direct X version 11.

Now when I open Windows Experience Index and click on 'View and print detailed performance and system information' a report is generated and it says Direct X version 10.

So can you tell me which one is correct?

Yours sincerely,
see here:
A DirectX 11 device is displayed incorrectly as a DirectX 10.1 device in Performance Information and Tools in Windows 7

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