- advanced 3-D graphics-rendering capabilities
- improve your computer's performance in games and high-end 3-D applications
- higher-performance graphics
DirectX 11 is the latest graphics technology for Windows. It will be implement on Windows 7 with support wide varieties of Windows games and graphic display devices. In addition to richer images in general, you'll see the best gaming graphics possible.After making DirectX 10 available for windows Vista, Microsoft has released DirectX 11with Direct3D 11 available for download as technical preview for public testing.
As Windows 7/Direct3D 11 Technical Preview is part of DirectX SDK and contains Technical Preview of Direct2D, DirectWrite, DXGI 1.1. Good news is, it is not only available as Technical Preview but also as DirectX End-User Runtimes.
This DirectX 10 for windows XP still in alpha stages and isn’t the original of DirectX 10 files from Microsoft. As Microsoft has announced that the DirectX 10 currently support to Windows Vista only.
However, Cody Brocious the Alky Project leader has released a full preview of DirectX 10 Alky preview compatibility libraries for Microsoft DirectX 10 enabled games. These compatibility libraries allow the use of DirectX 10 games on platforms other than Windows Vista , and increase hardware compatibility even on Vista, by compiling Geometry Shaders down to native machine code for execution where hardware isn’t capable of running it. No reason for gamer to change or upgrade the OS and video card(s) to play the latest games.