Windows 7: Unlocking the GPU with Direct3D

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Learn how to use the latest version of Direct3D to unlock the rendering and computing power of the GPU and to target the wide variety of hardware used by your customers. Learn techniques for integrating this high-performance 3D graphics pipeline within your Win32 applications.
  • Allison Klein
    Allison Klein is the senior lead program manager for Direct3D technologies. She received her Ph.D. in computer graphics from Princeton University and before (re)joining Microsoft in 2006 she was briefly a university professor of Computer Science.



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    I wonder if the software based Direct3D 10 rasterizer in Windows 7 means that Aero (Desktop Window Manager) can be enabled on hardware without dedicated Direct3D 10 support? A virtual machine for example...
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    Niiiice but I would like that it was subtitled to Spanish. Why do not you love us? We are a good people...

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    i had windows xp and i downloaded windows 7......  and i tried playing Roller coaster tycoon 3 and it says that directx 9 not found please help me

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    Why are you running Windows 7 on such an antiquated computer, anyway?

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