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  • 2% (1)
    (OTHER-LOW) I live in the stone age and have a rock monitor!!!
  • 0% (0)
    1024×768 NONE
  • 0% (0)
    1024×768 2xAA
  • 2% (1)
    1024×768 4xAA
  • 0% (0)
    1024×768 8xAA
  • 0% (0)
    1680×1050 (1200) NONE
  • 0% (0)
    1680×1050 (1200) 2xAA
  • 7% (3)
    1680×1050 (1200) 4xAA
  • 7% (3)
    1680×1050 (1200) 8xAA (or higher)
  • 0% (0)
    1920×1080 (1200) NONE
  • 2% (1)
    1920×1080 (1200) 2xAA
  • 36% (15)
    1920×1080 (1200) 4xAA
  • 26% (11)
    1920×1080 (1200) 8xAA (or higher)
  • 0% (0)
    2560×1600 NONE
  • 0% (0)
    2560×1600 2xAA
  • 0% (0)
    2560×1600 4xAA
  • 2% (1)
    2560×1600 8xAA (or higher)
  • 12% (5)
    (OTHER-HIGH) I game with resolutions that are over 9000!!!
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post #1 of 27
Thread Starter 
Locate what resolution you play at, and then pick from there!
Choose with an overall/general consensus. Even tho some games are better/worse than others.

Pick 1680×1050 if you use 1600×1200.


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What the heck is Anti-Aliasing?
1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antialiasing
2. http://www.pantherproducts.co.uk/Art...aliasing.shtml

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I'll start off with 1920x1080 @ 8xAA. I really don't like to see jagged edges when playing my game, it just makes it too unrealistic to me.
Past 8x and I can't notice a difference tho.

That said, a game is a game. Nobody complains about AA in Super Mario Bros.
Edited by kennyparker1337 - 2/21/11 at 4:19pm
post #2 of 27
At 1920x1200 on a 24" monitor, 4x AA. 4 to 8 is noticeable but not when I'm dodging bullets.
post #3 of 27
At 1680x1050 I can't really tell the difference at anything higher than 4x AA.
    
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post #4 of 27
4x AA @ 1080p.

Anything over is pretty neglectable if you actually play your games.
post #5 of 27
yeah i'm gonna say 4x as well
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post #6 of 27
Depends on the game. Fallout needs quite an overdose of AA in order to remove Moiré patterns.
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post #7 of 27
I suppose it will be based on pixel density for the monitor in question.

24" 1080p for me, anything over 4x I cant really notice in anything but the Stalker games, for some reason I see jagged edges more in them.
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post #8 of 27
I notice AA when I want to notice it, if I'm into a game I really won't care much about the minute graphics.
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post #9 of 27
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post #10 of 27
Yep really does depend on the game but most look fine with 2xAA@1920x1080
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