Microsoft touts benefits of DirectX 12 in new teaser video

Microsoft has published a teaser video showing some of the benefits of DirectX 12 on Windows 10 compared to its predecessor, DirectX 11.

The clip is jam packed with footage from several new and upcoming games including Quantum Break, Forza Motorsport 6: Apex, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Ashes of the Singularity and Just Cause 3, just to name a few. In it, Microsoft promises up to a 20 percent increase in GPU performance and up to a 50 percent improvement in overall CPU usage with reduced latency and smoother framerates.

While on the subject, be sure to check out our recent feature in which we put DirectX 12’s multi-GPU technology to the test by pairing GeForce and Radeon cards together. In a separate write-up, we compared DirectX 11 to DirectX 12 performance in Ashes of the Singularity.

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