Deeper with the ATI Radeon X1900 series

Posted on Wednesday, Mar 15 2006 @ 06:20 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
TH just uploaded part 2 of Deeper with the Radeon X1900 series. As promised, in this article they examine both adaptive antialiasing and HDR rendering on the Radeon X1900 series. They did find ATI's adaptive antialiasing image quality to be somewhat 'lacking', but in a way, that's to be expected. HDR rendering is stronger though. It's a shame than NVIDIA didn't take the time to beef up the GeForce 7900 with HDR and AA support.

ATI's latest offering, the Radeon X1900 XTX is strong, but it does have its weak points. We already covered the lack of performance with texture dependent games in our last article. Now we discovered that ATI's adaptive antialiasing is not as effective as NVIDIA's transparency anti aliasing. You don't really gain that much image quality improvement, even with Quality setting..

Read on over at Tech Hounds.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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