Will my directx 9 card support the new directx 10 when it arrives??

By gamingguy27
Jul 10, 2006
  1. Hello,

    I have a 6800GT and I was wondering whether it will become useless when directx 10 arrives or will it still be compatible?

  2. Mr47

    Mr47 TS Rookie Posts: 17

    Simple: no!
    no card so far supports Dx10, the upcoming G80 (GeForce 8) and R600 (Radeon X2000) will support it
  3. KingCody

    KingCody TS Evangelist Posts: 992   +7

    1. no it will not support DX10

    2. most games will still continue to work with DX9 cards because it will take a long time for mainstream gamers to all have DX10 cards. only a handful of games will be exclusive to DX10 when they come out (halo2-PC for example).

    bottom line, I wouldn't worry about it for a while. :)
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