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Old 03-26-10, 10:31 PM   #60
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Default Re: Your opinion on the GTX 470 & 480

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Sorry?
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Originally Posted by Anandtech
Last but not least, there’s anisotropic filtering quality. With the Radeon 5870 we saw AMD implement true angle-independent AF and we’ve been wondering whether we would see this from NVIDIA. The answer is no: NVIDIA’s AF quality remains unchanged from the GTX200 series. In this case that’s not necessarily a bad thing; NVIDIA already had great AF even if it was angle-dependant. More to the point, we have yet to find a game where the difference between AMD and NVIDIA’s AF modes have been noticeable; so technically AMD’s AF modes are better, but it’s not enough that it makes a practical difference
http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=3783&p=7

Technically, Mad stated it right. Angle-independent is the superior filtering method.
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