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Hypothetical: At what Resolution would AA no longer be necessary

#1ValrosenPosted 8/24/2013 9:05:01 AM
Hypothetical Question in the topic. Would it depend on the screen size?
#2Ch3wyPosted 8/24/2013 9:06:54 AM
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#3VordraxPosted 8/24/2013 9:14:15 AM
Is AA necessary now?
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#4animanganimePosted 8/24/2013 9:21:09 AM
Depends on the screen size, and how far you are from the screen
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#5MyDogSkipPosted 8/24/2013 9:26:38 AM(edited)
It's not about resolution so much as pixel density and viewing distance. if you're sitting five feet away from a 1920x1080 22" monitor, you won't benefit much from AA. If you're sitting 2 feet away it's much more necessary. If you're sitting 5 feet away from a 42" 1920x1080 screen it would also be useful. Anti-Aliasing has a visual effect similar to high density (e.g. "retina") displays though it's accomplished differently.
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#6Born LuckyPosted 8/24/2013 10:25:15 AM
A jagged telephone poll looks jagged

1920 x 1080 doesn't change that.

AA is necessary at most resolutions
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#7PathlessBulletPosted 8/24/2013 10:26:43 AM
Trick question. AA is never a necessity.
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#8SlaynPosted 8/24/2013 12:39:50 PM
PathlessBullet posted...
Trick question. AA is never a necessity.


Trick question. Now we know who are the filthy casual console peasants.

Those who give such answers.
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#9Vindication123Posted 8/24/2013 3:09:01 PM
AA is a visual gimmick, the jaggies are still there. It's just blended out a bit. More dots, smaller jaggies, less noticeable.
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#10TheFeshPincePosted 8/24/2013 3:09:43 PM
Slayn posted...
PathlessBullet posted...
Trick question. AA is never a necessity.


Trick question. Now we know who are the filthy casual console peasants.

Those who give such answers.

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