Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Report this Comment
Use this form to report the selected comment to the moderators. Reporting should generally be used only if the comment breaks forum rules.

43. Re: AMD Knocks DirectX Mar 19, 2011, 08:08 Jono
 
By coding directly for the silicon gaming companies could probably get better performance out of one or two of the leading "brand API's". I can see why this is attractive to AMD Personally i think it's a step back to the dark ages. Obviously standardization has a price in terms of developement freedom but it also makes writing code that works well on lot's of diffrent hardware possible, and that's imo is the corner stone of the PC. I get nightmares thinking about going back to having separate code-branches for every vendor and architecture, just when it was starting to get decent. As for DirectX it seem to be beating OpenGL, partly for the same reason AMD advocates. A it's a corporate standard and thus evolves quicker than a consortium (of diffrent interests).. or maby it's just that Microsoft's got more money than SiliconGraphics :].
 
 
Subject
  
Optional
Message
 
Login Email   Password Remember Me
If you don't already have a Blue's News user account, you can sign up here.
Forgotten your password? Click here.
 




footer

.. .. ..

Blue's News logo