Need a quick confirmation regarding CS:GO.

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5 years 7 months ago - 5 years 7 months ago #1 by defter
hi, i was wondering if multisampling anti-aliasing MUST be turned off in CS:GO's graphics options (even without using SMAA or FXAA) in order to use the current build of reshade + sweetfx.

reason i ask is because, i've been using MSAA 4x ever since i installed reshade + sweetfx and have experienced random game startup crashes. however, there are times when it works just fine as well but, i don't think MSAA was actually being applied.


thanks in advance :)
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5 years 7 months ago #2 by crosire
Replied by crosire on topic Need a quick confirmation regarding CS:GO.
No, ReShade supports MSAA. Depthbuffer access won't work then, but that's not much of an interest in case of CS:GO anyway, since it's multiplayer.

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5 years 7 months ago #3 by defter
Replied by defter on topic Need a quick confirmation regarding CS:GO.
ah ok, thanks.

hmm, i've put all the files the reshade installer created into the /bin/ folder but, i'm still experiencing a random crash here and there generally when starting up the game.

do you possibly know what could be causing this?

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5 years 7 months ago #4 by crosire
Replied by crosire on topic Need a quick confirmation regarding CS:GO.
Anything out of the normal in the log when that crash occurs? Some other software running which hooks into the game too and thus may conflict and sometimes crash?

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5 years 7 months ago - 5 years 7 months ago #5 by defter
Replied by defter on topic Need a quick confirmation regarding CS:GO.
hmm, i didn't see anything too out of the ordinary but, i just noticed that there were a bunch of "Failed to uninstall hook" code 10 errors (not too sure if it's anything to worry about).

here is the d3d9 log: pastebin.com/AZ1hHWLQ

i run MSI Afterburner but, i'm not running any OSD from it. in fact, i don't have that component installed.

EDIT: i actually just remembered, i do use the steam overlay while in game sometimes but, i've never seen the game crash from opening it. is it possible that this could be the cause in some way?
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5 years 7 months ago #6 by crosire
Replied by crosire on topic Need a quick confirmation regarding CS:GO.
Steam overlay is supported, but I don't know how they play together with MSAA enabled.
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5 years 7 months ago #7 by defter
Replied by defter on topic Need a quick confirmation regarding CS:GO.
ok, i'll go ahead and disable MSAA and see if that clears the crashes.

thanks for the help, much appreciated! :)

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