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Lets say you play a game which doesn't allow both options to be enabled at the same time, and lets say you're too lazy to force both on the graphics control panel and such...

Which option would you prefer for gaming? HDR? or AA?
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HDR, I can handle the jaggies.
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AA, HDR just blinds you whenever you're trying to get some frags.
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post #4 of 40
I'd turn em both off for maximum performance xD

Anyway, I prefer AA over HDR since HDR can be distracting sometimes.
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HDR, I LOVEEEE the lighting effects.
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post #6 of 40
Depends...some games have horrible jaggies, like CS:S I need AA on. Some games don't have them as bad, like CoD4...although HDR is always on in this game. But as a whole I prefer HDR over AA.
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post #7 of 40
Well as for me AA over HDR, due to the fact i play CSS quite alot and the HDR or de_dust is bad =[
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I use both.
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post #9 of 40
AA and bloom.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
AA and bloom.
Win.
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