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What new features does DirectX 8 incorporate?

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What new features does DirectX 8 incorporate over DirectX 7? And will games made using DX8 look better and run faster than DX7 games? -- Ivyn --

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The programmable pipeline is the biggest advancement from DX7 - 8. As for looking better and running faster, well that depends on how you use it. Read the SDK documentation, theres a section on DX8''s differences to DX7 IIRC.

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Isn''t it a little late to be asking this question now, just a couple of months before DX9?


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Isaac Asimov

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