A set of multimedia technologies providing support for full-color graphics, video, 3d animation, and rich audio. Take full advantage of 3d visual effects and 3d audio when playing games and watching a video.
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DirectX® 11, the next generation of graphics technology, arrives with Windows 7. This is great news for players as many of the newest Windows games will take full advantage of this technology to create more immersive and detailed worlds and experiences. Game developers will utilize new features to create rich worlds, realistic characters, and more fluid gameplay.