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Man, I love my 1600 x 1200, and working on 1280 x 1024 all day everyday sucks compared to when I'm home.

Do you think I could get by without AA and still have good graphics?
I cant play a game without ATLEAST 2x AA and 16x AF. I run at 1920x1200, and still notice a huge difference...

I normally run 1920x1200, 4x aa and 16x af, however depending on the game i've been know to go all the way up to 16xQ or even 32x.

Warcraft 3 at 32x AA, baby!
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Do games even support that high of AA, or do you just force it in the drivers?
    
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Do games even support that high of AA, or do you just force it in the drivers?
It requires 2x 8800 cards to see the option, and the latest drivers.

32x doesn't show up in the ingame options but I force it through the control panel.

It uses 1 card to render AA, and 1 card to render the whole game. However its very hard to run it.. Impossible with new games, Its nice for older games that run easily though, like farcry.

I was playing lord of the rings online with 32x aa for a few days, but the FPS drop in towns was to much for me.
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So... like I said... my dad hates 1280x1024, even with larger text. So, I'm gonna have to only use it when he's not home.
    
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post #45 of 45
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Originally Posted by Sideburns View Post
man...that's so low...*****. If it's a 19" CRT I'd be way higher. I even used a higher resolution on my 16" viewable...

Either way, the real estate is actually quite small when you compare it to what you SHOULD be running...lol. You sir, should go widescreen...you'd love the new desktop space...

1680x1050 is a dream come true.
Hells yeah. Widescreen is a godsend, so much room.
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