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Directx sound tabs are missing. How to get it back?

Recently I installed windows 8.1 pro on my system. When i opened directx diagnostic tool it had 5 tabs. They are System, display, sound1, sound2 and input. During this time the sound of all the ...
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Why do lots of games have Direct X 9 and 11 options, but NOT DX10?

I don't really know much about DirectX other than it is responsible of having better graphic options for games, for example, tessellation and Ambient Occlusion in DX11. But my question is, why some ...
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What is the “real” memory of my display graphics card?

I purchased a desktop two years back asking the vendor to install a "1 GB" graphics card. The card which is installed in my system is Nvidia 9400 GT, and the NVIDIA website provides the following ...
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Direct3D availability in DirectX

What exactly gives an XP machine the ability to have Direct3D to be enabled/disabled in DirectX 9c? Is it the video card driver? Motherboard driver? Something related to a Windows/.Net Update? A ...
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Graphics Cards DirectX version upgrade?

When shopping or looking at specs for graphics card you will see the DirectX version that it supports (in my specific case the card supports 10). What I want to know is that when Microsoft released ...
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Radeon HD4850 serious issues when using DirectX 10

I have a problem with my video card. Whenever I run a DirectX 10 game, it works for a few seconds (10 or so) and then starts displaying nothing but big polygons. I have tested this with Crysis and ...
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How can I find the GUID of my graphics device?

How can I find the GUID of my DirectX/Direct3D graphics device in Windows 7? I need to put it in a registry entry.
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Graphic Setup tune-up checklist

I was trying to play the game Warzone 2100 and the games runs fine, with nice speed, but the screen stays with a horizontal lines "flickering"... My PC have a integrated GeForce Go 6100 vga. Ok, not ...
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Make Dell Latitude D830 video card work with Directx 9.0

I recently updated to Windows 7 64-bit from XP on my Dell Latitude D830. Now I am not able to watch dvd's because it says the video card does not support DirectX 9.0. Is there an easy way to fix this ...
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Testing Direct3D 9 vs OpenGL 2 performance

I want to test on Windows 7 if my old ATI Radeon X1650 card can do better at rendering Direct3D 9 or OpenGL 2. Does anyone know any software that can help with determining this, like a benchmark?
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How many vertices per second can the average graphics card push? [closed]

How many vertices can your run of the mill $100 gfx card push these days?
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DirectX 11 compatible videocards [closed]

My current Geforce 8800 is starting to show some weird behavior at times and I'm tempted to buy a new card. But what's the roadmap of ATI and NVidia? When are they planning to launch new videocards ...