Age of Conan - DirectX 9 vs DirectX 10

Posted on Friday, Apr 27 2007 @ 17:42 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Wondering what the difference between DirectX 9 and DirectX 10 will be in the terms of graphics quality? The guys from Legit Reviews published some comparative screenshots from Age of Conan:
Wondering what DirectX 10 means to you as a gamer and what kind of difference you can expect to see in the first few titles? We take glance at one of the first DirectX 10 titles that will hit the market, Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures! Age of Conan is the first MMO to be released with DirectX 10 technology, which is significant for those that want to use their DXirectX 10 graphics cards for the first time. Read on to compare DX9 and DX10 screen shots from Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures!
Here's one of the screenshots from a forest. As you can see the DirectX 10 graphics are much better with way more realistic light effects.

You can check it out two more screenshots over here.

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Re: Age of Conan - DirectX 9 vs DirectX 10
by Anonymous on Saturday, Apr 28 2007 @ 16:16 CEST
Dx10 should also be faster...