Items tagged with directstorage

One of the best features of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S has arrived on PC and will eventually pay dividends to owners of fast storage devices. Microsoft's DirectStorage API, announced in 2020, is now shipping as a public software development kit (SDK) so game developers can get busy tapping into storage... Read more...
Last year, Microsoft announced that it would be bringing DirectStorage to Windows PCs to “revolutionize PC gaming." Then, Microsoft showed how DirectStorage would improve the Windows 11 gaming experience back in June, but what about Windows 10? Since that announcement, the DirectX team has been hard at work, and the... Read more...
We have heard time and again how both next-generation game consoles will finally leverage solid state drive (SSD) storage to vastly improve game loads and virtually eliminate in-game transitions, but what about the PC space? After all, SSDs have been available to PC gamers for quite some time now. Well, good... Read more...