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Looks like it blurs the image to me... The textures are noticeably more blurry.

The whole point of AA is to blur the edges of geometry, not the HUD and textures as well. I think the best course of action is to build GPUs that simply handle traditional AA more effectively.

That said, it's a nice tool to have in the box, but 2X AA also has a negligible performance hit and sharpens up the edges a fair bit. I think I'll stick with 2x AA as my default edge smoothing solution of choice.
The meathod doesn't blur the textures, it blurs the geometry. If you look at the rock textures in the pictures, you'll see the that texture itself isn't affected. It just appears to be affected because of where you're looking and how the image ends up blending with itself.
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It reminds me of GTA4's post processing. =P
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This just looks like the blur filter from GTA IV :/

And to those that say it doesn't blur the textures - look back at the Crysis pics someone posted earlier. In the one with no MLAA, there is a clear distinction between the lighting and the pistol that it lands on. In the one with MLAA, it becomes a mixture of yellow and black. I guess you could say that it *technically* doesn't blur the textures, but in effect that's exactly what it looks like it does.
Edited by Quadragon - 11/3/10 at 3:50am
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Nah..
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Nah..
What do you mean, future 6 series owner?
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What do you mean, future 6 series owner?
Wut?
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Hmm, I'm postive that this looked a lot better on consoles. At least it's API independant though. For me it's still SSAA all the way
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All this is doing is making the entire image blurrier. Do not want!
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All this is doing is making the entire image blurrier. Do not want!
Good old SSAA still owns (also eats your GPU geometry performance)
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Blurring can actually make images look better, so this is good..
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