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    Phoronix: Microsoft Announces "DirectX 12 Ultimate"

    While not Linux specific news, for those interested in graphics APIs or cross-platform aspects of gaming, Microsoft today announced DirectX 12 Ultimate...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...rectX-Ultimate

  • #2
    I am pretty sure they are just making DirectX 12 look "cool" since only a few games use it and Vulkan has a larger usage share anyway...

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    • #3
      What a mouthful of a name.

      When spelled out it becomes DirectX XII Ultimate.

      Direct 22 Ultimate

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      • #4
        Screw it

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        • #5
          DirectX 12 Ultimate
          OK, at least we should then be sure this is the end of DirectX...

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Veto View Post
            OK, at least we should then be sure this is the end of DirectX...
            Unfortunately, Windows Vista Ultimate wasn't the end of Windows…

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            • #7
              I hope PS5 adopts Vulkan but I'm not holding my breath.

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              • #8
                Sounds like somebody wants to avoid unlucky number 13.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by jbennett View Post
                  Sounds like somebody wants to avoid unlucky number 13.
                  Not really. It is just that DX12 Ultimate is just DX12 + Ray tracing.

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                  • #10
                    So we're getting this on Linux right guys?

                    After All:

                    Microsoft <3 Linux

                    Right Guys?

                    RIGHT?

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