Originally posted by marcocom
this is a new kind of GPU. programmable pipelines and shaders means that this chip is much more sensitive to driver refinement than any in history. AA and AF are math algorithms thus driver tweakable forever and ever. (stop talking like all of this is built in stone just because it has a name)
NVidia can tweak their drivers all day long and they'd still only have up to 4x MSAA, only 2x Rotated Grid MSAA and only 15,6 GB/s memory bandwidth on the other hand..