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I bought a laptop and I was told that installed GPU has problems with DirectX 10 games. I don't have any DirectX 10 games, but I want to check this issue. Is there some tech demo or free game or basically anything that is rendered using DirectX 10 and is free to download?

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Told by whom in what context? What's the laptop? –  Shinrai Jun 14 '11 at 15:57
    
@Shinrai Check that review (the only one) shopping.hp.com/store/product/product_detail/LH593UA%2523ABA –  Andrey Jun 14 '11 at 20:20
    
The review says DX11, not DX10. –  Shinrai Jun 14 '11 at 20:27
    
@Shinrai you are right, my mistake –  Andrey Jun 14 '11 at 20:36
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I suggest you to edit your question adding the laptop/GPU model. In the meanwhile, if it can help, Lord Of The Rings Online (known also as LOTRO) is free to play MMORPG since some months and it implements DirectX 10 features.

Age of Conan is another MMORPG that implement DirectX 10. There is an unlimited trial available and is going to adopt "free to play" model soon.

In addition, it is still available Tropic Benchmark 1.3, from Unigine. It will immediately give you a feedback if your video card manage DirectX 10 and how many FPS it is able to give you.

Here a useful page that list many games with DirectX 10 support.

Besides these, there's also 3DMark Vantage - this benchmark program supports DirectX 10.

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Thanks, that helped. Both DirectX 10 and 11 worked fine, my fears were unfounded. –  Andrey Jun 14 '11 at 21:32
    
It could still have problems with SOME DX10 games... –  sinni800 Jun 16 '11 at 13:12
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