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Required DirectX 9.0 Driver Support

The DirectX 9.0 runtime will supply hardware acceleration if the display driver is a DirectX 7.0 or later driver. However, for a driver to be loaded by the operating system as a version 9.0 driver, it must implement the features that are described in the following sections:

Supporting Two-Dimensional Operations

Supporting Dynamic Resources

Supporting Vertex Shader Declarations

Supporting Stream Offsets

Reporting Support of UBYTE4 Vertex Element

Supporting Commands for Setting Render Target

Setting Scissor Rectangle

Notifying about DirectX Version

Reporting DDI Version

A DirectX 9.0 version driver must support:

 

 

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