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Strange Black Dots

Graphics issues like: bad framerates, weird colors, OpenGL errors etc. Bad graphics ar usually the result of bad graphics cards or drivers.
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Re: Strange Black Dots

Postby xen_steda » Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:30 am

AA is Anti Aliasing I think. It's a graphics setting.
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Re: Strange Black Dots

Postby Marsdolphin » Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:00 am

Yeah. I think so. For now I can only turn off anti aliasing.
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Re: Strange Black Dots

Postby V12 » Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:42 am

Marsdolphin wrote in Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:06 am:Hi,
AA? What is that?

Yes, AA is AntiAliasing
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Re: Strange Black Dots

Postby wkitty42 » Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:10 pm

AA == AntiAlias
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