Originally Posted by Cota
can you include 16x aniso?
Maybe in a follow-up, but 16X aniso had literally no effect on image quality in these tests. If you examine The Compressonator chart results, you'll find that even moving from 4X to 8X doesn't significantly enhance image quality.
The largest improvement always occurs when moving from trilinear to 2X anisotropic. This particular experiment is beginning to show that 8X and 16X AF are overkill based on the texture filtering scheme each GPU employs.