ATI already has DirectX11 parts in the IT jungle, as well as having a more open approach to technology. Nvidia (the “Other” graphics card company) has fired back.
They have announced a technology called ‘Fermi‘ which allows general purpose computing tasks (applications and other things that traditionally used the CPU before) to use the massive processing power of the GPU (aka CUDA).
They have now announced the targe of November 27th, 2009 as their launch date for their next generation DirectX 11 cards (and the CUDA technology they support)
List of games with DirectX 11 support (including three MMORPGS)