BluPhenix316 writes: Microsoft has made Direct X 11.1 a Windows 8 Exclusive. I think this is merely a update to make Direct X more integrated with Windows 8. Is this going to be the trend? To lock you into the OS updates so Windows 7 doesn't last as long as Windows XP has?
In the future, you're going to get computers as prizes in breakfast cereals.
You'll throw them out because your house will be littered with them.