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Monday, September 7, 2009

DirectX 10 for Windows XP (RC2 XP Fix 3)

Remember this topic; 'DirectX 10 for Windows XP' ? That time DirectX 10 for Windows XP still in alpha version. Which is if you using it, under your own risk. Today new version has been released DirectX 10 RC2 XP Fix 3. Before this there is no exe installer, but now DirectX 10 for XP comes with more fun and easier. Latest DirectX 10 XP installer patch that easily installing all the important DirectX10 DLL on Windows XP 32. Meanwhile, this DirectX10 installer program support Windows 2000 and Windows 2003.

Follow this step by step how to install DirectX 10 for XP:

1. Download DirectX 10 RC2 XP Fix 3

2. Install it and follow the instructions (see picture below)

3. Click finish button

4. So as pictures show bellow, it's finish and your winxp now have DirectX 10.

Personal review:

Computer spec
- Intel Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz
- 3Gb DDR2 667
- XP 32bit
- 512mb / 128bit GeForce 8500 GT Super

After finish installed the DirectX 10, I try to find out what the different between DirectX 9 and DirectX 10 on my PC. So I try with 'Tom Clancy's Hawk' games. I realize the big different with smoke. It's more realistic. I'm surprise with that.

For gamers out there, you should try this DirectX 10 using on XP. It's cool and don't forget tell what different you got.

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