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Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Square Enix's DirectX 12 tech demo will blow you away

Square Enix's DirectX 12 tech demo will blow you away

With all the fuss over Windows 10 and its impending release, we forget that Microsoft is also releasing another important piece of software this year too!

Monday, 30 Mar 2015

AMD quantifies DirectX 12 performance boost with new 3DMark API Overhead feature test

AMD quantifies DirectX 12 performance boost with new 3DMark API Overhead feature test

AMD has used Futuremark's new 3DMark API Overhead feature test to demonstrate the performance gains of the next-generation DirectX 12 API on its own hardware. The results show a significant increase in CPU draw calls over DirectX 11, improved performance-per-watt, and better utilization of multi-core CPUs, which should be welcome news to both gamers and developers.

Thursday, 26 Feb 2015

To NVIDIA and AMD, Microsoft's DirectX 12 says,

To NVIDIA and AMD, Microsoft's DirectX 12 says, "Let's work together"

Microsoft’s upcoming game development API, DirectX 12 will allegedly allow AMD and NVIDIA GPUs to work in harmony. Find out how the two houses will be brought together.

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014

Futuremark announces new benchmarking software for Windows 10

Futuremark announces new benchmarking software for Windows 10

At AMD's Future of Compute event, Futuremark announced that their popular benchmark programs PCMark and 3DMark will be coming to Windows 10 as well as giving us a rundown on what it expects DirectX 12 to achieve.

Monday, 24 Mar 2014

Microsoft Reveals that DirectX 12 will Work Across Microsoft Devices, from Xbox One to Phone

Microsoft Reveals that DirectX 12 will Work Across Microsoft Devices, from Xbox One to Phone

Microsoft has revealed DirectX 12 will work across key Microsoft devices from phones and tablets, to desktop PCs and laptops, and its new Xbox One game console. The gaming and programming API has been redesigned for faster and more efficient performance.

Thursday, 6 Mar 2014

Microsoft to Unveil DirectX 12 at Upcoming Game Developers Conference

Microsoft to Unveil DirectX 12 at Upcoming Game Developers Conference

Microsoft will be unveiling DirectX 12, its new game development API. It appears this development is Microsoft’s response to rival AMD’s Mantle API.

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