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In many games. If I see a thin wire/cable lets say from just a short distance away it becomes 'broken'. Does this happen to do with my monitors pixel count? I believe my monitor is only 480p

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It looks to me like Antialiasing needs to be enabled (or increased).

Is this a screenshot of a game or some other kind of 3D application? If so, then it's definitely Antialiasing.

Or, maybe it's Anisotropic Filtering. I think I'm confusing myself now, but check both.
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post #3 of 13
I think thats called moire. Just do a search and read up on that. Has to do eith pixels and lines.

Anti aliasing should remedy this.
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post #4 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
It looks to me like Antialiasing needs to be enabled (or increased).

Is this a screenshot of a game or some other kind of 3D application? If so, then it's definitely Antialiasing.

Or, maybe it's Anisotropic Filtering. I think I'm confusing myself now, but check both.
Yes, It has no setting for those though. It's a simulator and the graphics really depend on how well the person modeled their addon. It happens in STALKER too even with AA and AAF maxed out. Not as severely though. The bushes, thin tree limbs, and wires seemed to "sparkle" or "flicker" with black pixels if they were moving in the wind or you were walking by them. This happened on both my old Radeon 5450 512mb and my current GTX 460.

EDIT: I can't post screenshots of STALKER because it's not installed.
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post #5 of 13
Yeah, that image has no AA (Anti aliasing) and it's trying to display the ropes which are less than 1 pixel thick. You should be able to set some in the game (or application) or force some in the NVidia Control Panel, globally or per application.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by General Crumples View Post
Yes, It has no setting for those though. It's a simulator and the graphics really depend on how well the person modeled their addon. It happens in STALKER too even with AA and AAF maxed out. Not as severely though. The bushes, thin tree limbs, and wires seemed to "sparkle" or "flicker" with black pixels if they were moving in the wind or you were walking by them. This happened on both my old Radeon 5450 512mb and my current GTX 460.

EDIT: I can't post screenshots of STALKER because it's not installed.
Adjust and increase the AA in the NVIDIA Control Panel once. I'm curious to see what happens.
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post #7 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Adjust and increase the AA in the NVIDIA Control Panel once. I'm curious to see what happens.
I increased it and nothing happened. I went up to x4 and still the same result.

Imageshack isn't working but it looks exactly the same as before.

Here is a link to the demo if you want to tinker with it http://www.hangsim.com/demos/vs_demo.exe

If you need the model I'm using, ask
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post #8 of 13
Nah, it's probably just a low quality demo.
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post #9 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Nah, it's probably just a low quality demo.
It's the full game, you just can only play for 5 minutes at a time and only have 7 ships on the game at once
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post #10 of 13
I'm just saying that maybe the lack of image quality settings is intentional or something (that is, because it's a demo).
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