DirectX 11 is a collection of APIs for Microsoft Windows that facilitate access to system hardware to facilitate multimedia tasks, including video game programming, released for Windows Vista and 7.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

11
votes
2answers
412 views

Steam - The Latest version of Microsoft DirectX(r) is required to play [game here]

If I try to launch any game from steam, it gives this error: Steam - latest DirectX required The latest version of MicrosoftX(r) is required to play [game] Microsoft DirectX(r) download site ...
7
votes
3answers
6k views

Why would I want to use a particular version of DirectX? How should I choose?

I've noticed a number of games lately that give me a choice of what version of DirectX to run the game with, usually 9, 10, or 11 (or some subset thereof). I have a graphics card that supports DirectX ...
6
votes
4answers
30k views

Crysis crashes on Windows 8 Pro - what to do?

I recently got a new PC, which came with Windows 7. I installed Crysis on it and worked just fine. A few days later, Windows 8 was released and I had the option to update - which I did. I ...
4
votes
1answer
472 views

Nvidia Optimus Not letting me start games

I have a packard bell gaming laptop. Its an i5 quad core, 12 gigs of ram. and a gtx 750m The problem is that it has nvidia optimus(for those who dont know, Nvidia optimus is a feature that lets the ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Medal Of Honor Warfighter (PC) error-“ DirectX function ”GetDeviceRemovedReason“ failed with DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG ”

After upgrading to Windows 10 I get the above mentioned error every time I die in an online match, and then the game crashes. It also happens when I try to see my platoon card in the game. I tried ...
1
vote
0answers
139 views

Second Monitor Lag

I am having an issue with intermittent lag on my second monitor since I upgraded to Windows 10. I only notice it when I've launched a game though and it's not every time. I have all my windows ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Using DirectX 11, getting message: Shader model 3.0 or better graphic device required

Direct X 11 is supposed to have Shader 5.0, so why is this happening when I try to run Dragonball: Xenoverse? I am running the following setup: System Information Operating System: Windows 8.1 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Directx 11 Error

I bought and installed State of Decay Year one Edition on steam and then tried to play it, knowing it'd probably give me lag issues out the yang unless I did some serious witchcraft with my settings. ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

How can I run Commandos 3 properly on Windows 8.1 Pro?

When I ran it the first time, It runs but the screen keeps blinking and the loading screen doesn't look right. And when I start a mission, the sniper scope doesn't looks right either. So I googled a ...
0
votes
0answers
346 views

DirectX 10/11 games crash in fullscreen mode

Recently (something like 1 month ago), all my DirectX 10/11 games started crashing whenever set to launch in fullscreen mode. My system specs: OS: Windows 8.1 x64 CPU: Intel Core i5-3230M @ 2.66 ...