Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EQAA: only for Cayman?

With HD 6900 series aka Cayman debut, AMD introduced a new Anti-Aliasing technique: EQAA, an acronym for Enhanced Quality Anti-Aliasing.

The screenshot above is from my HD 5970 and a bit of registry editing, although  it's very easy to have the option available, the sad news is EQAA seems to work only on Cayman equipped boards... that's due to dependencies on features found only on new Cayman's Render-back ends (aka ROPs), so it's not a software feature that could be implemented on drivers as most of us were expecting.

RadeonPro is going to support EQAA, but only for Cayman equipped boards.


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