Intel's Mesa DRI Driver Is Seeing 16x MSAA Work

Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 5 November 2015 at 08:10 AM EST. 4 Comments
Intel's Mesa driver is finally seeing work done to support 16x multi-sample anti-aliasing (MSAA).

With a series of commits since last night, the 16x MSAA support is being implemented. Up to now the Intel driver just supported MSAA sample counts of up to eight.

However, when it comes to gaming, chances are you likely won't want to use 16x MSAA with Intel HD Graphics due to even lower performance, but it may turn out handy with Iris Graphics and for other use-cases. The work is in Git and will be part of the Mesa 11.1 release.
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