What does the “Special” upgrade do for the Plasma Cutter in Dead Space 2?

I had to write this quick tip because I am sure I am one of many people who will feel foolish about missing the answer. Will you smack yourself?

Out of the box, Dead Space 2 has poor support for anti aliasing. For the moment, AMD card owners below the 6000 series are more or less out of luck.

However, having an Nvidia card affords you 2 options, thanks to an inventive gaming community. In this updated article, I will show you both methods to force AA on Dead Space 2 PC version 1.0 and the compromises required of both. Is anti-aliasing worth the cost?