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Hitman will support DirectX 12 when it launches on March 11

DX12 receives another member, with the new Hitman supporting the Windows 10 API when it launches next week
By: Anthony Garreffa | Gaming News | Posted: Mar 6, 2016 10:53 pm

The new Hitman launches on March 11, with the developer teasing that it will support DirectX 12 at launch - which is awesome. The news arrived from the PC Gamer Weekender event that took place over the weekend.

 

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With Hitman having support for DX12, we can expect to see better performance, mostly thanks to the improved multithreaded support, and increased performance for CPU-bound instructions. PC Gamer's slide image said that DX12 will provide Hitman with:

 

  • better multithreading
  • increased performance where CPU bound
  • better experiences for laptop gamers
  • asynchronous compute on AMD cards for significant performance gains
  • early days but we will continue expanding and improving on the Dx12 experience in future releases

NEWS SOURCES:Kitguru.net

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