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D9VK for translating D3D9 to Vulkan in Wine has a big new release out

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D9VK, the project based on DXVK for translating D3D9 to Vulkan which is used together with Wine has a massive new release now available.

Joshua Ashton sure is doing some impressive work, how ridiculously quickly this has come along is crazy. I'm constantly astonished by all the work going on in various projects like this, to help keep pushing Linux gaming forwards in so many different ways.

Released just recently, D9VK 0.12 code-named "Cool Lookin' Blue Frog" includes much improved performance in various areas thanks to entirely rewritten texture code, which should be faster overall. There's also a rewritten presentation and swapchain code, improvements to stuttering for games like A Hat in Time and League of Legends and various new features which will also improve rendering in a bunch more games too.

There's also a ton of bug fixes that come along with this release, you can see the full release notes here.

As a reminder, there's a post in our forum with people showing off various shots of it running, quite fun to follow along.

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mrdeathjr 29 May 2019 at 8:28 pm UTC
Bayonetta

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Last test with Pentium G3258 @ 4.1ghz + Artic Cooling Alpine 11 Plus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xj5OXNJHq0o

With Core i3 8350K Tri-Core @ 5.0ghz + Zalman CNPS 10x Performa+

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdmrIh941ao

D9VK With Core i3 8350K Tri-Core @ 5.0ghz + Zalman CNPS 10x Performa+

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wimyo7LAYcQ


Vanquish

image

Last test with Pentium G3258 @ 4.1ghz + Artic Cooling Alpine 11 Plus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEoH7oVaaRw

With Core i3 8350K Tri-Core @ 5.0ghz + Zalman CNPS 10x Performa+

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYieVeEnoqQ

D9VK With Core i3 8350K Tri-Core @ 5.0ghz + Zalman CNPS 10x Performa+

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJJ_PHT-cww


Race Driver GRID

image

Last test with Pentium G3258 @ 4.1ghz + Artic Cooling Alpine 11 Plus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKWEyA24n0s

D9VK with Core i3 8350K Tri-Core @ 5.0ghz + Zalman CNPS 10x Performa+

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_LfYAPrHDY


Grand Theft Auto IV + Mods

image

Last test with Pentium G3258 @ 4.1ghz + Artic Cooling Alpine 11 Plus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9a_Lci7vdqE

D9VK with Core i3 8350K Tri-Core @ 5.0ghz + Zalman CNPS 10x Performa+

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayemwhOrN2A

In other things d9vk playlist have now 100 videos

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0P2a_sII2eTJkEORUmeICDCBHAdMhF8U




Last edited by mrdeathjr at 30 May 2019 at 2:36 pm UTC
leillo1975 29 May 2019 at 8:31 pm UTC
mrdeathjrRace Driver GRID

image

Last test with Pentium G3258 @ 4.1ghz + Artic Cooling Alpine 11 Plus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKWEyA24n0s

D9VK with Core i3 8350K Tri-Core @ 5.0ghz + Zalman CNPS 10x Performa+

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_LfYAPrHDY


Grand Theft Auto IV + Mods

image

Last test with Pentium G3258 @ 4.1ghz + Artic Cooling Alpine 11 Plus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9a_Lci7vdqE

D9VK with Core i3 8350K Tri-Core @ 5.0ghz + Zalman CNPS 10x Performa+

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayemwhOrN2A


Good info as always. Please, check GT Legends.
mrdeathjr 29 May 2019 at 8:42 pm UTC
leillo1975Good info as always. Please, check GT Legends.

Yeah but i finish bayonetta test and runs very good 70% less cpu usage in core 0 and 1 compared wined3d and more smooth

However once finish vanquish, test gt legends (with d9vk stay on graphic menu, push to play and back to menu ) and race 07 too

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Vortex_Acherontic 29 May 2019 at 8:43 pm UTC
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https://youtu.be/M8cBNBORGfE

CPU: Ryzen 7 1800X
GPU: NVidia GeForce GTX 1080


Last edited by Vortex_Acherontic at 29 May 2019 at 10:54 pm UTC
trawz 29 May 2019 at 8:46 pm UTC
Awesome! I was playing A Hat in Time through Proton, but the performance was quite bad. Switched to d9vk and it was incredibly fast, but I experienced some crashes. Seems those are fixed now!
Vortex_Acherontic 29 May 2019 at 8:50 pm UTC
trawzAwesome! I was playing A Hat in Time through Proton, but the performance was quite bad. Switched to d9vk and it was incredibly fast, but I experienced some crashes. Seems those are fixed now!

Yes! I also once tried that game but with the same issue as you described. I need to check it out as well!

I wondering when Lutris will add D9VK support


Last edited by Vortex_Acherontic at 29 May 2019 at 8:50 pm UTC
Thormack 29 May 2019 at 9:05 pm UTC
Does Skyrim uses DX9?
khalismur 29 May 2019 at 9:16 pm UTC
ThormackDoes Skyrim uses DX9?
The original Skyrim yes. Special Edition is DX11 I believe.
Comandante Ñoñardo 29 May 2019 at 9:17 pm UTC
Murdered Soul Suspect (in DX9), Enemy Front (in DX9) and Alan Wake??
KohlyKohl 29 May 2019 at 10:02 pm UTC
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Vortex_Acherontic
trawzAwesome! I was playing A Hat in Time through Proton, but the performance was quite bad. Switched to d9vk and it was incredibly fast, but I experienced some crashes. Seems those are fixed now!

Yes! I also once tried that game but with the same issue as you described. I need to check it out as well!

I wondering when Lutris will add D9VK support

Would be nice. At least for now you can manually download the latest version and just reference it under the DXVK version drop-down.
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