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timholt
05-02-2004, 12:11 AM
What are AA and AF? What do they do and how do you access them to turn them on/off?

timholt
05-02-2004, 12:11 AM
What are AA and AF? What do they do and how do you access them to turn them on/off?

Jarza_Death_Man
05-02-2004, 12:45 AM
Well Anitaliasing makes graphig smoother when you look it at 90 angle. Anisotrophig filterin smoots grapigh when you look 3D smaler angle than 90 deggres. How set thees in games dippends you graphigcard. You can forse software use thees settings or let game adjust deside how thes are used. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

ColoradoBBQ
05-02-2004, 01:31 AM
You can change the AA and AF by going to your display settings and clicking advance settings.

Anti-Aliasing reduces the amount of "jaggies" in a computer games. When the video card creates the virtual world, the square pixels jags the diagonal lines. AA reduces these jaggies by blending the color on both sides of the diagonal line and makes the graphic look smoother. In settings, the more you increase AA, the smoother the game looks.

Anistrophic filtering is a program to reduce the amount of polys in the virtual world. When AF is set to low, you'll notice that the near view of the scenary is detailed but the distant scenery is blurry. Setting AF to a higher amount would get you a more detailed view in the distance.

Placing the AA and AF to a higher setting would run down your frames per second so you should experiment with different AA and AF settings until you're conforable with them. If your resolution is higher than 1024, you shouldn't need high AA since the precence of jaggies isn't very noticable.