Windows 10: Do DX11 games receive any benefit from running in Win10?

  1. Posts : 167
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64
       11 May 2015 #1

    Do DX11 games receive any benefit from running in Win10?

    Will games that are not officially supporting DX12 receive any benefits from running in a DX12 OS?
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    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview x64
       12 May 2015 #2

    I doubt it. Maybe some of the underlying improvements, but not most of them. When I had an AMD card, only games that had built in Mantle support (Mantle is a low level api similar to DX12) like Thief and Battlefield 4, were able to take advantage of it. I'd imagine it would be the same way with DX12.

    Which kind of sucks because I'd love to see what GTA V could do under DX12 on my GTX 970.
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  3.    14 May 2015 #3

    I agree with blackroseMD1. These games are not written for DX12 and cannot benefit from what DX12 provide.
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