DirectX 12 for Windows 10 could allow GPUs from NVIDIA and AMD to work in one PC
A new rumor about DirectX 12, the upcoming graphics API from Microsoft that will be include with the launch of Windows 10, suggests that it will allow graphics cards from both NVIDIA and AMD to be used in one PC gaming rig.
According to what unnamed sources told Tom's Hardware, DirectX 12 will have a feature called Explicit Asynchronous Multi-GPU, which will allow for multiple GPUs to be combined for use in a game, such as Fable Legends or an application. What does this mean? It states:
The same article also claims that DirectX 12 will let PC gamers install an NVIDIA GeForce graphics card inside their rig alongside an AMD Radeon card. It says:
Microsoft should reveal more about DirectX 12 and what it can do for PC gaming next week at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Windows Central will be attending the event to give you first hand reports on Microsoft's announcements. For now, have a look at our collection of the best graphics cards on the market today.
Source: Tom's Hardware
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If only it were efficient enough to be in my ITX, waiting for gtx970 to drop a little more
8800gts is getting old right? Newer software not being optimized for the old arch.
My guest PC has a 9500gt, the newer Intel integrated graphics on my laptop performs faster with newer software :(