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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.

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How to make Proton work correctly on Debian?

Some months ago I tried using Ubuntu (18.04) as my gaming setup. There I used Steam and its compatibility layer Proton. It worked just fine. Now, I am using Debian (12), because my gaming PCs sata ...
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Certain VR games give me a D3D11 access violation error as soon as they launch

First, I apologise if this is the wrong place to post this - I don't know where else to put it. If there is a more appropriate forum, I would much appreciate being told about it. I've searched the web ...
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Is it possible to upscale a windowed game?

I'm using Win7 and will upgrade to Win10 next year. I bought a GTX 1070 to run games in 4K. Some run smooth @ 60FPS, others are barely able to sustain 30FPS. Even though I wanna play games @ 4K, I'd ...
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What is the difference between DirectX 11 and 12?

I wanted to know this because older graphics hardware that only supported DirectX 11 now supports DirectX 12 too. This was not the case between DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 (i.e. DirectX 10 hardware ...
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What is DirectX? [duplicate]

I asked this question because since the start of this generation of gaming , games are now being developed for on hardware that requires the support od DirectX11 and 12. So from my perspective, it ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 GHz (...
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State of Decay: YOSE won’t launch due to DirectX 11 error

I bought and installed State of Decay: Year One Survival 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 ...
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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 64-...
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Nvidia Optimus Not letting me start games

I have a Packard Bell gaming laptop. It's an i5 quad core, has 12 gigs of RAM, and GTX 750m. The problem is that it has Nvidia Optimus, a feature that lets the Intel HD Graphics be the primary ...
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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 re-...
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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 ...
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