Unreal Engine 4.9 Released With DirectX 12 Support

Aug 31, 2015 at 23:43 GMT Unreal Engine 4.9 was released yesterday with DirectX 12 now supported as an experimental feature. If you are using Windows 10, you can try it out by running the engine with “-DX12” on the command line. Microsoft’s engineers added support for DirectX 12 to UE4, and we have worked with them to integrate their changes into 4.9. The feature is still new and is considered experimental. DirectX 12 offers a much lower-level rendering API that is more efficie...
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Great News: The Final Version Of Windows 10 Will Ship With DirectX 12

Many of the Microsoft teams are announcing their plans surrounding the Windows 10 launch from yesterday. Today, Windows Graphics team announced that the final version of Windows 10 will ship with DirectX 12. This is a great news for both gamers and developers. We especially encourage gamers to help us make this release great for you by becoming Windows Insiders. Game developers who are part of our DirectX 12 Early Access program have even more incentive to join the Windows Insider program. Th...
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DirectX 12 reduces power consumption by 50%, boosts fps by 60%

DirectX is Microsoft’s application programming interface that connects the operating system and applications to any PC graphics hardware. Other chip makers are proposing their own, proprietary solutions, such as AMD’s Mantle. At its Siggraph 2014 booth, Intel is showing off one of the first public demos of DirectX 12 and Direct3D 12 — and the improvement over older graphics APIs, such as DirectX 11, is really quite startling. The exact same demo under DirectX 12 consumed 50% less power than t...
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