[osg-users] OpenGL 3.1 at GDC

Jan Ciger jan.ciger at gmail.com
Sat Mar 28 08:47:56 PDT 2009


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hannes_b at gmx.at wrote:

>>> http://store.steampowered.com/hwsurvey Steam Hardware Survey
>>> 
>>> 24,75% dx10 system, dx10 gpu and vista 27,28% dx10 gpu on xp
>>> 27,60% dx9 sm 2b & 3.0 7,25 dx9 sm2 gpu 13,12 dx8 gpu and below
>> 
>> 
>> Self selective survey's can be of use for particular interest
>> groups, but rarely mean much outside the selective group.  The
>> above survey basically is 100% of who answer a suvery for a D3D
>> centric game/company had support for some version of D3D...
> 
> it is not a self survey, the figures are from user data collected via
>  steam. so it is accurate for all the counter strike, half life and
> so on gamers offered with steam to buy.

Except that you are quoting a target group that doesn't really care for
OpenGL - this was a survey of people who are buying games that support
only D3D, so they have D3D hw on platforms supporting D3D (i.e. Windows
only).

I fail to see the relevance of this to OpenGL.

Jan
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