Microsoft shows off the power of DirectX 12 for Windows 10 (video)

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Earlier this month, Microsoft published a video showcasing DirectX 12 and the impact it has on Windows gaming. That video was eventually pulled and republished today during Build 2016, showcasing how Windows 10 is the best Windows ever for gaming — at least according to Microsoft. If you haven’t already seen it, now is your chance to check it out.

In the video, Microsoft showcases how DirectX 12 offers unparalleled graphic fidelity” and “up to 20% increase in GPU performance” as well as “up to 50% improvement in overall CPU usage.” These are definitely some amazing improvements.

“DirectX 12 is a ground-breaking Microsoft technology that gives game developers the ability to harness the full capabilities of a PC’s GPU(s) and raise the bar on graphic fidelity and immersive gameplay,” the video description reads. You can watch the vide below.

For those that did not know, DirecX is a collection of APIs designed to help Windows run multimedia content as efficiently as possible. DirectX 12 is the latest version which improves the quality of media processing, making your gaming experience so much better.