Tag Archive: Windows 8

Microsoft DirectX 12 and Windows 7 Support

Microsoft DirectX History GDC14

At the 2014 Game Developers Conference (GDC14) this morning Microsoft revealed DirectX 12, built upon Direct3D 12. For those who ride the cutting edge of game development, the latest features announced in Direct3D 12 are strikingly similar to those already present from one of their partners: AMD’s Mandle API. Benchmark Reviews will deliver a preview of DirectX 12 features and improvements in a parallel article, and focus on one very important question in this piece: will DirectX 12 support the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system?

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MSI W20 3M Windows 8 Tablet Introduced

MSI W20 3M Windows 8 Tablet Introduced

MSI W20 3M Windows 8 Tablet Introduced Leader in performance breakthroughs and innovative user experience, MSI introduces the 11.6” W20 3M tablet computer. Designed for business, the W20 3M comes loaded with AMD’s next-generation dual-core APU processor and Microsoft Windows 8, substantially improving cross-system compatibility. In addition, you can download business and non-business apps from …

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FreeBSD Can Compete With Ubuntu Linux, Windows 8

FreeBSD Can Compete With Ubuntu Linux, Windows 8 Yesterday I published results that show NVIDIA’s Linux driver is very competitive with Microsoft Windows 8 when it comes to OpenGL gaming performance. It turns out that the NVIDIA BSD driver, which is still mostly shared common code with Linux and Solaris and Windows, pairs very well …

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Windows 8 Beats Ubuntu Linux For Intel “Haswell” OpenGL Performance

Windows 8 Beats Ubuntu Linux For Intel “Haswell” OpenGL Performance While we have published many Linux articles about Intel Haswell since the debut of the processors a month and a half ago, coming out now are our first benchmarks of the Microsoft Windows 8 performance against Ubuntu 13.10 Linux when using an Intel Core i7 …

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