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Hey people. I'm just wondering if there is any sense in putting anisotropic filtering on anything less than x16 on Nvidia cards anymore? I know Nvidia traditionally have had more performance issues with high AF settings compared to ATI/AMD, but I guess this is not the case with these newer cards.

Getting a GTX 570 soon and want to be ready

Thanks for any input.
    
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I have used 16xAF going back to my SLI 8800GT's and have used on all cards since.
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thats why we get these cards that games cant quite tame yet..

Crank it up man
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Thanks guys. Will do for sure. Happy new years eve!
    
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16x AF doesn't have a big performance impact on my games. I use it whenever possible.
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AF will only take a few frames off. It's definately not as much of an impact on performance as AA is.
    
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AF will only take a few frames off. It's definately not as much of an impact on performance as AA is.
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I recommend you crank those up as high as you can. Fermi chip seems to handle AA/AF extremely well.
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Thanks again. Appreciate the added posts. While I suspected as much its nice to get it confirmed.
    
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