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im looking for free Direct X tutorials beginner to advanced other than the SDK tutorials and tripplebuffer for DX 9 in C++. oes anyone have any suggestions?

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Really? The nVidia/ATI sites alone contain more information than I could digest.

And if you are looking for shader stuff, the Nvidia SDK is a must-have. It literally has hundreds of shaders (along with many advanced rendering samples).

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i tried running one of their GF 6 samples on my GeForce 6200 i got 16 - 32 FPS, pretty slow.. and why would i want to hassle with another SDK?

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And if you are looking for shader stuff, the Nvidia SDK is a must-have. It literally has hundreds of shaders (along with many advanced rendering samples).


Don't forget the ATI SDK. It includes RenderMonkey. [smile]

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i tried running one of their GF 6 samples on my GeForce 6200 i got 16 - 32 FPS, pretty slow.. and why would i want to hassle with another SDK?


To rephrase, the ATI/nVidia SDK's contain cutting edge sample code, tools, and documentation. This is 'advanced' stuff.

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ive heard about render moinkey, its likea shader maker thing right? but im still learning Direct X how would i be able to track two other API's

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ive heard about render moinkey, its likea shader maker thing right? but im still learning Direct X how would i be able to track two other API's

As Konfusius has already said, the Nvidia and ATI SDK's are mainly advanced samples, tools, whitepapers etc... It's not a seperate API unless you want to use Cg or something.

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