Everyone knows that DirectX 12 has a lot of advantages compared to DirectX 11 and even more so with 9 and 10 version. DirectX 12 is a good solution both from both developers and gamers. Perhaps one of the most important benefits of the new version of DirectX 12 is the improved optimization and therefore performance in games. In some games performance increase is observed up to 50%.
At GDC 2015 was the question of how you will distribute DirectX 12 and what kernels it is compatible. Microsoft officially announced that DirectX 12 will be Windows 10 and will work with her. Microsoft has asked, will there be a DirectX 12 after the release of Windows 10 on earlier versions of Windows (Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1) in the form of updates. This Microsoft replied that such a possibility unfortunately will not be because of DirectX 12 for technical reasons is only compatible with the Windows kernel 10. These words upset many players who are on older Windows wanted to test the power of DirectX 12 on the gaming.
P.S.: If anything will change at Microsoft and they decide to put a custom version of DirectX 12 for earlier systems, we immediately share the links to download.
It is not currently possible to download DirectX 12 for Windows 7, 8, 8.1, so be careful, as downloading DirectX 12 other sites you can get malware.