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From what I understand AA is better if you are running a higher resolution game at a low resolution. So would it be worth it to put the AA on max if I am running a game at 1680x1050 on my system? Will I notice a difference between off and full?
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Put it on 4xAA, the difference at that res is not too noticeable and it yields better performance than max (16x?)
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AA helps, visually, by making the edges more smooth. Even if you have 16xAA with a resolution of 1920x1200 you will notice a difference between 0xAA. I would crank the AA and AF as high as possible, while still maintaining an average FPS of 40 or 50. I usually run games at 1680x1050 with 4-8xAA and 16xAF.

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http://www.extremetech.com/article2/...2138681,00.asp

That will explain AA pretty well.

I personally don't see a difference after getting above 4x or sometimes 8x AA. It's whatever you think looks good but still has playable framerates.
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If you're seeing jagged edges on models, turn it on. The higher you turn it on, the more smooth it will become, and the more it will impact your fps.
    
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