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You will notice practically no difference in the amount of AA that you need


Games scale sizes of object according to the vertical amount of pixels. 1080p needs only slightly less AA than 1024. Practically no difference. The real difference with 1080p is that you see a lot more to the sides. It's a HUGE upgrade from 1024 because of the added view area. Image clarity and the AA requirements shouldn't change too much though.
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Depends on pixel pitch and distance from the screen.

I need more AA on my 28" 1920x1200 screen than I did on my 22" 1680x1050 scree, because the pixel pitch is larger, and I sit roughly the same distance away.

On my friends laptop with a 17" 1920x1080 screen, AA is much less necissary, because the pixels are much smaller.

Likewise on my 1080p TV (with by far the largest pixel pitch of all my screens), I need less because I sit 6-8 feet away.

Resolution, in and of itself, has no effect on how much of a benefit AA gives or does not give.
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Depends on pixel pitch and distance from the screen.

I need more AA on my 28" 1920x1200 screen than I did on my 22" 1680x1050 scree, because the pixel pitch is larger, and I sit roughly the same distance away.
I see. this is a 24 inch
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AA is a personal preference.
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on my 32" at 1920x1080 i find 2xAA does the trick for me, 4x is pretty much perfect but i just leave it at 2.
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I see. this is a 24 inch
And that is what I was basing this on.



24" 1920x1080 needs just about as much AA as a 18" 1280x1024 screen at the same distance.
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And that is what I was basing this on.



24" 1920x1080 needs just about as much AA as a 18" 1280x1024 screen at the same distance.
ahhhh right ok
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At that res you could probably get away with 2x or even 4x, just balance the settings to get the best frame rates, use MSAA not QSAA and just save up for a better GPU.

You could sell that GPU and with that $ and say $120 you could get a much better replacement.
    
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on 1920x1200 I put 2xAA in every game because I can't stand jagg particularly in RPG game
    
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post #20 of 24
On my 22-inch 1080p monitor I have AA turned off in every game I play.
The only time I can ever see any jaggies is if I stop playing and just stare at edges, specifically looking for them.
If I am actually playing the game I don't notice them at all.

If I were you, I would turn up every setting to as high as it can go while keeping solid fps and just leave AA off.
Unless the jaggies are extremely apparent or you are able to max every setting with fps to spare, just leave it at 0.
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