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Can I use aliasing (e.g. “4xAA”, etc.) provided by 3D graphic cards to make my desktop look better?

All modern 3D video cards support some form of hardware-based "anti-aliasing" for games. The idea is to render the frame bigger than the screen resolution, and then downsample it to get smoother ...
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How does the CPU and GPU interact in displaying computer graphics?

Here you can see a screenshot of a small C++ program called Triangle.exe with a rotating triangle based on the OpenGL API. Admittedly a very basic example but I think it's applicable to other ...
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Graphics Probilem with 3D game

I'm trying to play a 3D hunting game known as Carnivores 2. It was launched in 1999 and I have bought my laptop in 2008, so you'd think that I should be able to run that game as easy as possible, ...
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can't turn off red-green 3D graphics on games for Windows 7

When we upgraded to Windows 7 suddenly all our games with 3D graphics displayed in red-green 3D and are pretty much un-playable without 3D glasses. It's not a feature of the games themselves, it ...
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Graphic Setup tune-up checklist

I was trying to play the game Warzone 2100 and the games runs fine, with nice speed, but the screen stays with a horizontal lines "flickering"... My PC have a integrated GeForce Go 6100 vga. Ok, not ...
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Are there good graphics card comparison chart for the current models?

Usually I find it hard to know the comparison between graphics card, sometimes only by the price of it ($80 versus $400). For now I am comparing several ones offered for the Dell desktop XPS 9000: ...
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How do Intel graphics chipsets compare to dedicated graphics cards for 3D performance

Does the Intel graphics chipset handle 3D well, or does it let the processor do the 3D job instead? I was using a Macbook with Intel graphics, and Restaurant City on Facebook was quite smooth. Today ...
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Benchmarks/demos which will show capabilities of decent graphics card?

I'm going to replace old integrated graphics with GeForce 9800 GT. Are there any nice looking demos or benchmarks which will show capabilities and potential of decent graphics card? Of course there is ...