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In 1999, Microsoft introduced an important new feature in DirectX 7 that came to be known as hardware transformation and lighting, or hardware T&L. The new technology moved the expensive vertex transformation and lighting calculations from the CPU to the GPU...
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The new technology moved the expensive vertex transformation and lighting calculations from the CPU to the GPU. The DirectX 7 API exposed an elaborate set of state values that allowed a fixed number of lights, textures, and other states to be applied to a given draw function.
While hardware texturing and lighting had an incredible impact on the quality of 3D graphics on the personal computer, there was a significant drawback...
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