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Does windows 8 preview supports DirectX 11.1?

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    Windows 8 Consumer Preview 64 Bit and Windows 7 Ulimate 64 Bit

    Does windows 8 preview supports DirectX 11.1?


    Does windows 8 support direct x11.1 or not?

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    Windows 7 x64 Ultimate/Windows 8.1/Linux


    It's supposed to, although the official release of DirectX11.1, will coincide with the release of Windows 8 later in the year.
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Does windows 8 preview supports DirectX 11.1?
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