Have you noticed the greyed out motion blur check box in Smite's graphical settings? If you're like me, knowing that you could possibly improve the visual style but not be able to because the game is still technically in beta is driving you nuts. The game uses the UE3 engine so information about tweaking it is readily available.
I have already tried (unsuccessfully) to force the game to utilize the OpenAL path to take advantage of my X-Fi card, but alas, I have failed. If you would like to continue where I left off, check out my Evernote clippings here.
A quick Google search will uncover this post courtesy of Lemon King:
Tweaking the SMITE Client
First you will need to Open BattleEngine.ini under ..\Documents\My Games\Smite\BattleGame\Config\
Now Pick and Choose what tweaks you want, CTRL+F is your friend.
Screen Space Ambient Occlusion
Choppy Distance Animations Fix
I must note that something changed approximately 5 patches ago that causes the main screen in Smite to blur if you enable motion blur. This is an annoyance, but the motion blur works properly in game.
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Also, I've ran across another tweak that will remove those annoying blurry textures on load.
and change the values to zero so that it looks like this: