Wind (Windows 8 Interface) Will Be Fully GPU-Based

Windows 8

According to many rumors on the Net, there will be two versions of Windows 8: 64-bit and 32-bit (no longer a 128-bit version).

The 64-bit version of Windows will have an interface codenamed Wind that will be fully GPU-based: each widget, each pixel will be rendered using a D3D11 (and D3D10?) capable graphics card.

For entry-level systems, Microsoft has planned a 32-bit version that won’t use the GPU for drawing the interface.

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