Over the past few months we’ve heard plenty of things said about DirectX 12, but in spite of the dozens of slides and hours of video, we’re not actually much closer to the truth of the much touted Multiadapter technology.
The rumours surrounding DirectX 12's Multiadapter suggested it's basically a new method that would allow all sorts of graphics cards to work together, regardless of their manufacturer. This would mean PC gamers could have both AMD and Nvidia graphics cards in the same system, and they could be mixed and matched at will. Rather than throw out old graphics cards with the rubbish, we could combine any two to form a superpowered graphics card, with DX12 treating it as a single unit, combining the total power. Scratching a little deeper into what Multiadapter is, however, reveals it might not be all we’ve been led to believe. [More]