Groarius Reeder Apr 19, 2013 @ 4:25pm
TF2 Direct X 8 mode error
I put in -dxlevel 81 in the launch opitions and nothing
my pc is 7 or 8 years old
Last edited by Groarius Reeder; Apr 21, 2013 @ 4:55am
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V10lator Apr 19, 2013 @ 4:31pm 
Maybe because the game uses OpenGL cause Linux has no Direct X ?
Andres Apr 19, 2013 @ 4:32pm 
TF2 shouldn't use Direct X in Linux, it uses OpenGL to render the video. I don't think TF2 is a Direct X 8 compatible game either, even in Windows. DX9 yes should work.
-FwG- ^ Bucky21659 Apr 20, 2013 @ 7:44pm 
It uses an abstraction layer to translate the D3D commands into OpenGL.. so those launch options *should* work. I don't understand why you would need to, though..
Tux9656 (3.14.12-ck1) Apr 24, 2013 @ 4:30pm 
What graphics card do you have?
Groarius Reeder Apr 24, 2013 @ 5:09pm 
Originally posted by Tux9656 (3.8.7-ck1):
What graphics card do you have?
Saphire Radeon HD 5450 1gb on a "legacy" shall we say socket 939 board in case you're wondering it worked just fine in the short time I had windows installed on this pc
Kano Apr 25, 2013 @ 9:20am 
That card is supported. If it does not work you installed fglrx in the wrong way. It could be a bit slow however.
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