Anti Aliasing, what's better? 8x MSAA or 16x CSAA?


  1. Posts : 750
    Windows 8.1 Pro
       #1

    Anti Aliasing, what's better? 8x MSAA or 16x CSAA?


    In theory, which mode would provide the best anti aliased image?

    Thanks!.
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  2. Posts : 4,522
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
       #2

    Good Question.

    According to Nvidia, it looks like CSAA:
    In summary, CSAA produces antialiased images that rival the quality of 8x or 16x MSAA, while introducing only a minimal performance hit over standard (typically 4x) MSAA.
    Was looking around a bit for more info. about them myself.

    Heres the original Source that Quote came from if interested:
    CSAA - Coverage Sampled AA

    The go to say later that x16 CSAA performs similar to x4 MSAA.


    So it seems this means, performance-wise x16 CSAA = x4MSaa , but @ x8MSAA better quality, slower performance?
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  3. Posts : 750
    Windows 8.1 Pro
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Wishmaster said:
    Good Question.

    According to Nvidia, it looks like CSAA:
    In summary, CSAA produces antialiased images that rival the quality of 8x or 16x MSAA, while introducing only a minimal performance hit over standard (typically 4x) MSAA.
    Was looking around a bit for more info. about them myself.

    Heres the original Source that Quote came from if interested:
    CSAA - Coverage Sampled AA

    The go to say later that x16 CSAA performs similar to x4 MSAA.


    So it seems this means, performance-wise x16 CSAA = x4MSaa , but @ x8MSAA better quality, slower performance?
    Excellent, just excellent article.

    That's settles it lol.

    +rep fo sho.

    Thanks!.
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