Boost performance in graphics and sound when playing games or watching video on your PC.
Next iteration of Microsoft's game programming interfaces to be discussed at the Game Developer Conference on March 20, according to a Microsoft tease.
The latest flavor of the API suite that enables 3D animation and other multimedia effects remains exclusive to Windows 8 as Microsoft has no plans to port it over to Windows 7.
The cross-platform graphics interface adds support for tesselation and better general-purpose computation.
AMD announces new Radeon HD 5800 series 3D graphics cards.
Microsoft Patch Tuesday preview shows that one of six security updates slated for next week will target critical hole in DirectX.
AMD demonstrates its next-generation GPU for Windows 7
New hole in DirectX could allow an attacker to take control of a computer if the user visits a site and runs a maliciously crafted QuickTime file.
Microsoft revises critical DirectX-related security bulletins.
Lamenting the current state of DirectX 10, why it will take a while to see true DX10 games, and why CNET Labs doesn't benchmark with DX10 games yet.
As Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford tells us, we'll be in a mostly DirectX 9 world for a while yet.