I win!!!!

Xiphos

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I win..My very first video card was an 8 mb nvidia vanta lol, and I was playing cs with it, it was painful. Then I got the geforce 4 Ti-4200 which I think was the best videocard ever created for the time and money.

Nvidia Vanta---> Ti-4200 ----> Fx 5200 ------> fx 5700 ulra ----> ati 850pro :)
 

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I agree, Ti4200 was the best card for value/performance/longevity. So much so that I am still using mine right now.

Still not sure what you won tho...
 

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I win..My very first video card was an 8 mb nvidia vanta lol, and I was playing cs with it, it was painful. Then I got the geforce 4 Ti-4200 which I think was the best videocard ever created for the time and money.

Nvidia Vanta---> Ti-4200 ----> Fx 5200 ------> fx 5700 ulra ----> ati 850pro :)
I think he meant to reply to a thread.
 

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Bunch of noobs. I remember getting my first CGA adapter. That let me play Bard's Tale... in black & white. You needed EGA for color. A year later a friend of mine had OMFG a VGA computer! We could play King's Quest!
 

BCampbell

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Wait, are you saying that if I dig out my old CGA system (Hm it must have been a 286), I wouldn't be able to use my modern monitor with it? Man that sucks, it even had a math co-processor.
 

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you win what?
to see who had the oldest graphics card?

i had a "hercules graphics card"... I got it with my IBM machine bought back in 1985.
 

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I win in terms of graphics cards I got bored of? I've been through (in no exact order, and some missing no doubt)

ISA cards (was too young ask me dad!)
Cirrus Logic 1MB
ATI Video Charger 2MB
Diamond Stealth (4MB?)
S3 Virge 4MB
ATI Rage 8MB?
S3 Trio3D 4MB / Voodoo 1 Combo
S3 Trio3D 4MB / Voodoo 2 12MB Combo
3DFX Voodoo 3
nVidia Geforce2 MX 32MB onboard
nVidia Geforce3 Ti200
nVidia Geforce 4 Ti4200 (yes, great card)
ATI Radeon 9700Pro (awesome, problems with my m/board)
nVidia FX5900XT
nVidia 7800GT
ATI X1900XT <--- current card
 

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While we are on the topic of old graphic cards, does anyone know this graphic card I'm about to describe?

-Large
-2 fans and heatsinks on 2 different chipsets (no clue what they are, look like the graphics processor, but 2??)
-old
-has a few chips around the two main chipsets (most likely memory)
-single analog output (standart crt monitor connector)
-no molex or external power connectors
-agp
- I think its an old voodoo, but I'm not sure

The card is hidden away somewere in a small box, so that description is from memory and might not be totaly accurate, and I can't find it yet, so I cant plug it into a pc to see what card it is.

This card is just really wierd because of the two heatsinks, only seems logical that both have the be the processors since it doesnt make sense to cool only one memory chip. On top of that, this card is old, and I was under the impression that having two graphics processors on one card was a new thing.

If you can give a logical explanation I would be very happy, This has bugged me for a long time.

Thanks in advance
 

Crashman

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LOL, dual-chip graphics cards have been around a long, long time. Other than professional rendering cards (which can have several chips) there's the ATI Rage Furry and several VooDoo models. As to which required a fan, well, I'm not looking it up and I can't remember.
 

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ya have mucho dinero to buy video cards

My first video card that i bought was a 9600 pro and still is my current graphic card

I can play CS SOURCE at 50-60 fps :D
 

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LOL, dual-chip graphics cards have been around a long, long time. Other than professional rendering cards (which can have several chips) there's the ATI Rage Furry and several VooDoo models. As to which required a fan, well, I'm not looking it up and I can't remember.
:roll: You arent much of a historian then :p, haha jk
 

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Nvidia TNT2 Pro
Nvidia Geforce2 Ultra
Nvidia GeForce FX 5200
Nvidia Gefore 6600GT
ATI 1900XTX ====> Current Card



Dont really know wat this thread is all about.... but neway....
 

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ati mach64 (?mb) -> nvidia tnt2 riva (32mb) -> Geforce mx460 (64mb) -> geforce 6600 (256mb) -> Ati x800gto (256mb)

The G6600 was the first one i bought myself, the other cards where from old pc's wich i got from my parents if they bought a new one. But that tnt2 had seen allot of games :lol:
 

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I think my first card was a CGA color ISA card, I was able to get 16 colors. Not to sure if it was for the comador or tandy. I think it was the tandy tsr80.
 

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