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I know what its a similar, blurrier but a more efficient way to solve jagged lines than MSAA..however there are no 2x/4x/8x options...its an On/Off setting so the question is:


If i Enable it...what level of AA do i get? 2x? 4x? more?
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I'm not sure what the equivalent would be to conventional AA, but I use it exclusively. On both Skyrim and Batman AC it looks awesome considering low impact it has performance wise. On Batman AC I switched back and forth between FXAA and 16x MSAA and I swear I can't tell much of a difference.
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but there is no option to enable FXAA in my Nvidia control panel...i am using the latest none-beta drivers 285.62
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Also, i red a bit on Google and there is a way to enable FXAA option in Nvidia CP but it only works with openGL games, right?
There is an "FXAA Injector" called FXAA tool but it says that it only works with DX9 games..

what to do? is Nvidia planing an FXAA option that works with both D3D and openGL games + DX9 through DX11 games, with an upcoming driver release?
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If they do that FXAA driver update, I would be in heaven tongue.gif
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In my experience FXAA looks to be around the quality level of 4X MSAA, but much better performance. It also applies the filter to the entire scene so this means items like fences and grass blades also improve in quality.
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post #7 of 7
Perhaps look into the Inject SMAA tool. I use it for most games and it does a fantastic job with less blurring. There is a large topic on this forum as well.

You simply drag the four files into the main directory of your game and it's good to go. Avoid using it on games that use cheat detection though, it might be seen as a cheat. I've been using it in BF3 for months now though.
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