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    Frostbite 3 Supports DirectX 11.1 API Faster GPU/CPU Performance on PCs and X

    http://wccftech.com/battlefield-4-ge...e-3-confirmed/
    This is awesome and shows the level of CPU and GPU of the xbox one.

    Now this is the interesting bit, DICE confirms that the Frostbite 3 engine supports DirectX 11.1 API as revealed by DSOGaming.

    “We use DX11.1, there are some optimizations in it (constant buffer offsets, dynamic buffers as SRVs) that we got in to the the API that improves CPU performance in our rendering when one runs with DX11.1. This will be in BF4.”

    This means that PC and Xbox One versions of Battlefield 4 would be more optimized than PlayStation 4. There’s also a hint at AMD’s Next “Never Settle Bundle” featuring Battlefield 4 as a free title which is a good deal for AMD users.
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    Awesome. Now i just have to decide between the PC or the xbox-one version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sub-stance1 View Post
    Awesome. Now i just have to decide between the PC or the xbox-one version.
    If you have a PC that will run it then the PC version is the superior option.

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    This is compared to DX 10.

    The PS4 will be just as optimized.
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    even though i'll not be getting the game, nice to see there pushing Xbox ONE.

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    Looks like the Xbox One is the go to version then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soldier 95B View Post
    Looks like the Xbox One is the go to version then.
    Lol.

    You successfully ignored Mynd's comment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrath View Post
    Lol.

    You successfully ignored Mynd's comment.
    LOL

    I successfully read the article and the API information about the DX 11.1 support in PC and Xbox. Sorry for reading.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soldier 95B View Post
    LOL

    I successfully read the article and the API information about the DX 11.1 support in PC and Xbox. Sorry for reading.
    Did it ever occur to you that maybe optimization will result in pretty much the same outcome (when compared to DX features)?

    The article assumes the Xbox version to be superior because it supports DX 11. How does that make any sense? You haven't even seen both versions side by side yet - neither did the article's author... It's a simple feature of the console itself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Soldier 95B View Post
    Looks like the Xbox One is the go to version then.
    not wanting to repeat myself, but probaly having the extra memory will help Xbox ONE over the other console versions...

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    Battlefield 4 is going to be badass. Hopefully we'l find out soon which is the better version as currently ive got it preordered for PS4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrath View Post
    Did it ever occur to you that maybe optimization will result in pretty much the same outcome (when compared to DX features)?

    The article assumes the Xbox version to be superior because it supports DX 11. How does that make any sense? You haven't even seen both versions side by side yet - neither did the article's author... It's a simple feature of the console itself.
    I haven't not only seen both versions side by side yet, but I haven't even played the consoles yet. We are just commenting on an article. That is what everyone does on here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soldier 95B View Post
    I haven't not only seen both versions side by side yet, but I haven't even played the consoles yet. We are just commenting on an article. That is what everyone does on here.
    Commenting on an article or drawing premature conclusions? There is a fine line...

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    I didn't draw the conclusion. The article did.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrath View Post
    Did it ever occur to you that maybe optimization will result in pretty much the same outcome (when compared to DX features)?

    The article assumes the Xbox version to be superior because it supports DX 11. How does that make any sense? You haven't even seen both versions side by side yet - neither did the article's author... It's a simple feature of the console itself.
    This...

    The author draws his own conclusion on one comment by the dev which didn't mention any platform whatsoever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soldier 95B View Post
    I didn't draw the conclusion. The article did.


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    And you blindly followed?

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    BTW, the author forgot to consider PS4 ALSO support DX 11.1 in his educated conclusion!

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    Quote Originally Posted by snooper71 View Post
    BTW, the author forgot to consider PS4 ALSO support DX 11.1 in his educated conclusion!

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    No it doesn't. It may have something similar but not DX.

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    This is good news for Xbox One users. It means the Xbox One should be even more visually on par with the PS4 version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sub-stance1 View Post
    No it doesn't. It may have something similar but not DX.

    This.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mynd View Post
    This is compared to DX 10.

    The PS4 will be just as optimized.
    Right? The people who write these articles...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrath View Post
    And you blindly followed?
    Nope. PS4 doesn't support DX 11.1.

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    Good news for those wanting the bone but PC the superior version pretty much a certainty, no?
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    Quote Originally Posted by A7MAD View Post
    Good news for those wanting the bone but PC the superior version pretty much a certainty, no?
    Not if you're following this thread, apparently...

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    Quote Originally Posted by A7MAD View Post
    Good news for those wanting the bone but PC the superior version pretty much a certainty, no?
    How would the PC benefit console only gamers?


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