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Hi, I''ve found Nehe''s tutorial about AntiAliasing and I have problems with initialiazation Multi Sampling. I assume that not all video cards support extensions, so is there any list of cards that do support. My card is GeForce2 MX/MX 400 it''s rather old so I guess it dosen''t support them. ?? Regards.

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Nope, a Geforce 2 doesn''t support it. You''ll need at least a Geforce 3 or a Radeon 9500 for multisampling.

For future reference, you might want to download NeHe''s Lesson 24. Even if you don''t care about what it teaches, it''s a nice little utility for finding out what extensions your video card supports.

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All cards support some extensions. Your card may just not support that particular extension.

If you want to know more about extensions, Dave Astle wrote an article a while back.

If you want to know which extensions your card supports, call glGetString(GL_EXTENSIONS) and look at the output. Alternatively, download GLview.
The specifications for all registered extensions can be found here.

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