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What is performance-limiting overhead for CPU in context of Graphics APIs?

I was DMark API Overhead feature test for upcoming Directx12, Mantle API and Directx11 by Futuremark. I want to know what is Performace-limiting overhead for CPU? Test description says ' Games make ...
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How to uninstall DirectX 11 and install DirectX 10 on windows 7? [on hold]

I am trying to capture a video with a Star-tech capture card using OBS (Open Broadcast Software) on Windows 7. The problem I am facing is that OBS requires DirectX 10 and Windows 7 by default comes ...
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How can I play games requiring DirectX in linux?

I am an avid gamer, I use Windows & Linux, I would like to play games in my Ubuntu machine which requires DirectX. How can I run the game which requires DirectX in Linux?
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My computer crashes when I start a steam game

When I start a game, for example CS: GO, my computer crashes. First the screen goes black screen, then it crashes and starts again by it self. I think its something to do with DirectX, because when I ...
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Windows 8.1 DirectDraw and compatibility with older games

I’m trying to run an old game (Nascar Heat 2002) on my Windows 8.1 laptop. The problem I am having is that the game crashes before startup, and in the logs it reports that no video ram is available. ...
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Does f.lux affect DirectX video games?

Does f.lux affect the color temperature of DirectX video games? I appreciate what it does on the desktop, but I'm not sure if I want it on in a game.
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I have Directx11, but can't run dx 10 games

I've installed the June 2010 SDK, the redistributables, and done everything I know how. I've downloaded directx 2010 tutorials, when they compile I get a can not initialize direct 3d error. When I ...
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the program can't start because xinput1_3.dll is missing from your computer

I'm trying to run Elite Dangerous Launcher, yet I keep getting following error: the program can't start because xinput1_3.dll is missing from your computer According to: How to install the latest ...
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failed to load library d3dx9.dll

That and The program can't start because d3d9.dll is missing from your computer I installed Visual Studio 2013 last night and today trying to load Skype or any game fails with this message. I've ...
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Powerpoint - deleting images - the image with relationship ID rId23 was not found in file

Powerpoint has gone into the unfortunate habit of deleting images from presentations, replacing them with red crosses and the text "the image with relationship ID rId23 was not found in file". this is ...
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Video cards DirectX support

If a video card specs say it supports DirectX 12 does it necessarily mean that DirectX 11 is supported? I know this may sound stupid but i want to make sure before buying fancy expensive video card to ...
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How to fix DirectX in Windows 8.1?

Short version: If you have a Windows 8.1 system with both an Intel graphics card as well as an NVIDIA graphics card, try running WinSAT D3D in the command prompt. Do you encounter the same error as I ...
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Grain filter on windows desktop?

Is it possible to add a grain filter on top of the Windows desktop? This is similar to a realtime shader in DirectX or DirectShow filter in a video player. The grain filter would be applied on the ...
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Game for DirectX 9 not working with DirectX 11

I have installed a game called "Orcs Must Die" but when running it, it only shows an error about absence of d3dx9_43.dll file. It's part of DX 9, however I hava already DX 11 installed. How can I ...
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Direct X setup installation error

Every time I try to install any directX i get the same error "please refer to DXerror.log and Directx.log in your Windows folder to determine problem." I dont have that 2 files anywhere in my system. ...
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Can we have both Direct X9 and 11 on the same Windows 7 system?

I'm already having DirectX 11 but some games and software have an option to install DirectX 9 by force which I can't stop. Is there any harm if I install game or software along with DX9 ?
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Windows 10 running games slowly [closed]

Issue: All my games running on Windows 10 are running slowly When I tried Unturned on my Windows 7, I get around 50~60 FPS But when I played the game on Windows 10 Insider Program, I get much lower ...
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How to enable Direct3D acceleration for 32bit applications in Windows 8?

Now I know that this issue has been discussed much around the web but most of the solutions focus Windows XP and/or are outdated. Some suggest updating video drivers, some say editing specific ...
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How do I disable DirectDraw and Direct3D acceleration on Windows 8?

Some old games that I would really like to play run slowly on some graphic drivers when Direct3D acceleration is enabled. I have tried many suggestions but none seem to work. The only thing I have ...
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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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Direct access to video card using a microcontroller or DOS-based OS [closed]

I am trying to build a handheld 3D positioning system that can track in real-time (1000 Hz) a handheld 3D position in reference to a virtual 3D object. To be more specific: I have a robotic arm ...
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Graphics-related “Slow motion” in Windows 7 64-bit OS, Persistant [Resolved]

What seems to be a DirectX problem in Windows popped up a few hours ago after a blue screen that was too fast to read the error code from. Its effect is that minimizing/loading windows are now slow. ...
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What's the difference between 64-bit and 32-bit dxdiag?

I'm doing some logging and noticed that on 64-bit platforms I can use the /64bit switch to run 64-bit dxdiag. I assume there must be some reason for doing this, namely additional functionality in the ...
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Is it possible to setup remote play for PC games

Specifically, is it possible for a desktop with a decent graphics card (say suitable for Eve Online combat at laptop resolution), to provide remote play to a laptop on wifi or 4G? I took a run at ...
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DirectX on Windows 7 - older game

I am using a fresh install of Windows 7 64bit edition. I was previously using Vista 32 bit. Both times I was just using the default version of DirectX which came with Windows, which was version 10 for ...
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DirectX error on Watch Dogs (game) in windows 8.1 and NVIDIA image preview on configuration is missing?

i recently buyed a new laptop: HP Envy 15-J108LA. i have been using it for 2 weeks now and been playing these 2 games withought ANY problem: watch dogs and Tera Rising. then one day tera would give me ...
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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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Direct3D crashes dxdiag in 32-bit but works fine in 64-bit mode

DxDiag crashes when I open it unless I bypass Direct3D. It works fine in 64-bit mode. I have a NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M, and I've tried updating (also uninstalling, reinstalling) my drivers. I've also ...
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DirectX games crash computer after ~6 minutes

For a little over a week now I have been having an issue where some games rendered using DirectX have been crashing after a small period of time. Usually the result is similar to an immediate system ...
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Windows 8.1 can't detect DirectX 9?

i have really weird problem, just installed for couple times the Direct X 9.0c on my Windows 8.1 Update 1 64bit recently - but the system seems like doesn't assume if DX9 has installed, tried playing ...
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DirectX functionality coverage test suite

Is there a test tool that checks if the directx (direct3D) supporting functions work fine? Something like LTP (Linux Test Project) that tests the Linux's system calls are working fine. Also, about ...
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Constant freezes on my machine on Desktop PC for 2 years

My desktop PC is a pretty tough one. For over 2 years I've been using this custom desktop (consisting of all types of parts, will post specs later) It first started by using an application called ...
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games do not launch nor give error

I wanted to play my steam game TDU2, but after a successful install the game does not start. I mean, there is no window popping up or anything noticeable, except for the launcher that closes (normal ...
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How to enable texture acceleration in a VM running XP?

In my Windows 8 PC, I'm running a VM with Windows XP vía VirtualBox. I'm trying to play a game that uses DirectX 8.1. The dxdiag tool says DirectX 9.0c is installed, so there's no problem with the ...
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Is Direct X available for Operating Systems other than Windows?

Is Direct X a software exclusively for Windows? If so which software does the work of Direct X in other OS?
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What is the use of DirectX? [closed]

Windows upgrades the Direct X in it's newer versions. But only the games require Direct X during the installation.Is it only useful for games or does it have any other useful purpose?
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Graphics card(?) causing crashes

I've got a Geforce GTX 660Ti It's been running fine for 5-6 weeks. Today I launched Left4Dead2 and got 7-8 FPS (usually a rock solid 300 even at the busiest moments). In case of driver/software ...
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What is the difference between tessellation and displacement/bump mapping?

As can be read here LINK displacement mapping is in some cases a "better substitute" for bump mapping, tessellation is based on displacement mapping. So what is the main difference between those 3? Do ...
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Installing DirectX “A Cabinet file cannot be trusted”

I am trying to install the latest version of DirectX from Microsoft but I get the following issue. Any ideas?
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d3dx10_43.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error

I have tried to install the FBX Viewer application from Clockstone on two Windows 7 Professional 32bit systems. The installation completes on both machines but when I start the application I receive ...
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Why didn't OpenGL pervail? [closed]

If somebody could give a lengthy and in-depth explanation (or a link to an article) as to why OpenGL never took off, but instead Direct3D/DirectX became dominant in the gaming sector it'd be much ...
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What DLL's does DirectX 5 use?

I know directX 9 uses many DLL's, but the main DLL is d3d9.dll which I can replace with my own one and so "hook" into an application using DirectX 9. I can do the same for directx 8. But I have a game ...
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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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Does Windows 8 bring in any changes to DirectX (specifically Direct 3D) pipeline?

Windows Vista brought in DirectX 10, thereby breaking compatibility with apps/games which are exclusively designed for DirectX 10. Does Windows 8 introduce any such APIs, thereby breaking ...
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Why can't I open any DirectX samples in Visual Studio 2012?

I have a Dell Studio XPS running Windows 8 Pro. I upgraded it from Windows 7 shortly after Windows 8 was released. I also installed Visual Studio 2012 Professional shortly after it was released and ...
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d3dx9_43.dll is missing from your computer

According to dxdiag, the directx version of my system is 11 Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120830-0333) Language: English ...
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How can I launch games so that while playing there is a visible, but not obtrusive session timer visible?

When I play games, it would be useful to know how long I've been playing (without having to remember when I started). Several solutions exist that provide session timers, but they are obtrusive, ...
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better games compatibility on Windows 2003 [closed]

I think i have setup all the basic stuff required for gaming: direct3d acceleration, disabled DEP on all programs, etc. but, some XP-compatible games are still crashing without showing any error: ...
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How is OpenGL and DirectX performance in VMWare Fusion 3?

I'm already a VMWare Fusion 2 user and Fusion 3 (just released here) has numerous features in conjunction with Snow Leopard. I'm curious to know if anyone in particular has tried it out and ...
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Overlay/Get FPS of window

I'm not sure if this is more proper in stackexchange, but how do programs such as steam (the game overlay) and FRAPS overlay data over a window? I've noticed that the overlay/fraps can only work on ...