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All the review sites for scaling the 5000 series are old, the new drivers give them basically the same performance in scaling as the 6000 series.
I agree with him, the scaling on my 5000 series cards have become much better with newer drivers 5000 series still aren't that bad cards- minus the tessellation performance
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At 1920x1080 how can you stand to play without at least 4xAA? Usually 8xAA is minimum for that res.
Really depends on the game, some game need need need 16 AA to not look like a dogs behind (in fact most of them still look bad even with it) other you can barely tell the difference between 0 and 16x but honestly in any case, I would think of AA as a luxury rather than a necessity if your hardware can handle it at reasonable frames thats great if not ignore it sure there will be a few jagged edges here or there but its really not that big a deal.

In this case the op is on a fairly tight budget, it is reasonable to assume that on a budget your not going to get all the bells and whistles. Sure if your in the market to spend £500 for a gpu your going to expect decent AA figures at high res but on a £150 gpu you have to make sacrifices and AA is a very minor sacrifice.
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