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How to Disable Anti-Aliasing on NVIDIA

If you want to disable anti-aliasing for games and applications using NVIDIA graphics, you can do so via the NVIDIA Control Panel. Here’s how:

  1. Right-Click on the Desktop:
    • Right-click on an empty area of your desktop.
    • From the context menu that appears, select “NVIDIA Control Panel”. This should launch the control panel for your NVIDIA graphics card.
  2. Navigate to the Right Section:
    • In the NVIDIA Control Panel, in the left sidebar, click on “Manage 3D settings” under the “3D Settings” section.
  3. Adjust Global Settings (Optional):
    • In the “Manage 3D settings” tab, you’ll find two sub-tabs: “Global Settings” and “Program Settings”.
    • If you want to disable anti-aliasing for all applications and games, use the “Global Settings” tab.
      • Scroll down the list until you find “Antialiasing – Mode”.
      • Click on it and select “Off” from the drop-down menu.
  4. Adjust Program-Specific Settings:
    • If you want to disable anti-aliasing only for specific games or applications:
      • Click on the “Program Settings” tab.
      • Use the dropdown menu to select the game or application you want to customize. If it’s not listed, click the “Add” button to locate and add it.
      • Once selected, scroll down to “Antialiasing – Mode”, click on it, and choose “Off” from the drop-down menu.
  5. Apply Changes:
    • After making your changes, click the “Apply” button in the bottom right corner of the NVIDIA Control Panel.
  6. Close the NVIDIA Control Panel:
    • You can now close the NVIDIA Control Panel and run your game or application. The changes should take effect.

Remember that disabling anti-aliasing might increase performance (higher frame rates) but may also result in jagged edges in games. If you notice graphics artifacts or issues after making changes, revert the settings or try a different level of anti-aliasing.

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