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as many makers of commerical apps will tell u, u cant rely on capsbits in directx, very often they give incorrect data.
basically the safest method is to do a little test, see if it worked. if so the card + drivers can do it, if not then look for alternatives. use the same method also if u want to find out if a particlur feature is quick enuf



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In OpenGL, you can just query the version of the ICD (if its 1.3, then it *should* support all the 1.3 calls), and you can query the extensions string.

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