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Phoronix: ATI Radeon X1800XL + FSAA

Apr 18, 2006, 12:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Now that we have covered the ATI Radeon X1000 series in-depth under Linux, we are back today with yet another look at the X1800XL but this time it comes in form of looking at Full Scene Anti-Aliasing. While premiering with the ATI Radeon X1000 series was new adaptive anti-aliasing and transparency super-sampling, these abilities have yet to be touched by the Linux 8.24.8 display drivers. This situation is similar to NVIDIA and them having yet to introduce their new Anti-Aliasing modes with their GeForce 7 series. Even so, today we are going to be looking at the Full Scene Anti-Aliasing performance and results within Linux using the X1800XL. For those that have never tampered with Anti-Aliasing, it is a technique of over-sampling each pixel to achieve a more realistic image by removing the jagged edges, or 'jaggies...'"

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