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Now I have windows 7 64 bit and other good hardware, is itworth running in directx 10 or 11? Is there any advantagewith FSX or PMDG (mainly MD11 at present)?David

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If your graphic card support DX11, then I would recommend to install it... You will have anyway backward compatibilty with DX10 and DX9 anyway...DX11 offers many new features and graphics enhancements comapre to DX10.Stephan

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FSX does not use DX11, it's fundamentally a DX9 engine that has a half-finished DX10 preview mode in it. DX11 isn't something you install in Win7 either, it already has it built into the OS. Games have to be specifically coded for a particular DX version, you don't just "install DX11" and get upgraded graphics, it doesn't work like that.

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FSX does not use DX11, it's fundamentally a DX9 engine that has a half-finished DX10 preview mode in it. DX11 isn't something you install in Win7 either, it already has it built into the OS. Games have to be specifically coded for a particular DX version, you don't just "install DX11" and get upgraded graphics, it doesn't work like that.
Actually. each version of windows came with a default DirectX version, evry new version you have to upgrade it, being by Windows Update or sometimes a new game came with the new version.Windows 7 came with Directx10 i think.

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No, Windows XP has DX9, Windows Vista has DX10, Windows 7 has DX11. Which is only supported if your video is from the Nvdia 400 series or later, or the ATI 5000 series or later.

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Actually. each version of windows came with a default DirectX version, evry new version you have to upgrade it, being by Windows Update or sometimes a new game came with the new version.Windows 7 came with Directx10 i think.
Not true - Win 7 definitely came with DX11 from the start:http://en.wikipedia....irectX#ReleasesVista was the first DX version where you had to buy a new version of Windows to get it - prior to that it was just a download. They never put DX10 in Windows XP, it stopped at 9.0c.
No, Windows XP has DX9, Windows Vista has DX10, Windows 7 has DX11. Which is only supported if your video is from the Nvdia 400 series or later, or the ATI 5000 series or later.
Vista SP2 has DX11.

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