DirectX 12 features and tests from Microsoft

The next generation of DirectX is announced from Microsoft, in a partnership with AMD and Nvidia, Microsoft releases DirectX 12 with cutting edge technologies, richer scenes, more objects, and full utilization of modern GPU hardware supporting all Microsoft products such as smartphones and tablets, laptops and desktops, in addition to the Xbox One,

One of the best key-feature of DirectX 12 is pipeline technology that will boost performance as Microsoft said, also there is an improvement in multi-thread scaling and CPU utilization with up to 50% better CPU uses 

A 3DMark benchmark test leaked from Microsoft showing eight threads utilization balanced and concentrated to the first CPU Thread.

Microsoft report that the current available DX11.x rendering capabilities of the Xbox One will be ported to the DirectX 12 for PC gamers, taking an example of Forza Motorsport 5 available on Xbox One.


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DirectX 12 features and tests from Microsoft DirectX 12 features and tests from Microsoft Reviewed by Maherr Live on Friday, March 21, 2014 Rating: 5