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Graphics Can you remember ALL the graphics cards you've ever owned?!

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by LennyRhys, 26 Aug 2011.

  1. Throbbi

    Throbbi New Member

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    3D RAGE II 4MB (goddamn that PC was a monster for the time)
    ------rather questionable gap between PC's-----
    Sapphire X800GT 256mb (what a pile of shite with a whistling fan)
    Sapphire X1950 Pro 512mb (what a jump from the X800)
    Powercolour HD4770 512mb (on release day and for it's money at the time it was incredible value imho)
    HIS HD5770 1GB (ugh, just ugh. Might have just been a bad one but it was barely any better than the 4770)
    Current - MSi NGTX560Ti/OC Twin-FrozrII (wow, just wow. In time this card will be heralded as the best bang per buck this decade i reckon)

    Also got several random AGP's sat around along with other random bits i've acquired from building/upgrading mates comps and being left with the bits and pieces :D If anyone want random bits of PCB for something or other just PM me and post me a self addressed box lol)
     
  2. OCJunkie

    OCJunkie OC your Dremel too

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    Definitely can't remember them ALL, swapping hardware around like I do, but here's some highlights and the more recent ones:

    Couple 3DFX Voodoo 3's: My 1st "real" gaming cards (that weren't 3D accelerators like Voodoo 2)
    ATI All-In-Wonder 64MB TV: 1st ATI 3D card
    GeForce 4000 MX 64MB: in 1st Media PC dedicated to TV
    MSI GeForce 5200FX 256MB: 1st OCed card
    BFG GeForce 7300GT 512MB: 2nd Media PC, going from AGP to PCIe
    ATI Radeon X900 512MB: Back to ATI...
    Sapphire HD 4870 512MB: Got into more serious stuff (needed for Crysis!)
    Diamond HD 4670 512MB: Current Media PC, running a Samsung 40in 1080p HDTV
    XFX HD 4770 512MB: Wife's WoW PC
    Sapphire HD 4870 1GB: Played with Crossfire, got into triple with SofTH
    XFX HD 6950 2GB: Current gaming card, happily pushing 3x 23in @5760x1080 Eyefinity
     
  3. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    This is a bit wrong thread, but I just thought I'd make a bit of an inventory of the cards I currently have:
    8800GT
    GTX 470
    GTX 560
    HD 5750
    HD 5770
    HD 5870
    HD 6950
    HD 6970
    HD 6870(x3)
    HD 6850(x2)
    GT220

    ...wonder why the wardrobe is so full of boxes :|
     
  4. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    8800GTX only came in perfectly sized 768MB. you must have had a lesser 8800GT :nono: :p
     
  5. Trance

    Trance Two steps forward, one step back

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    FX5200
    9800 Pro (PC died around it :( )
    8600GTS
    HD 6850

    @Jipa I'll help you make some space and take some of them off your hands if you want ;)
     
  6. Madness_3d

    Madness_3d Bit-Tech/Asus OC Winner

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    Saw this too:hehe:
     
  7. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    For me it was my awesome Matrox. Lasted for 5 years until I had to replace it.

    Although to be honest, I'd say that the HD4850 did one hell of a run seeing as it helped me game for 2 years straight.
     
  8. confusis

    confusis Kiwi-modder

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    All my cards have given me 6 months or so before i've upgraded..i lost the 4850 to the ex though in the split..:/
     
  9. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    GTX 460.
    What are all the funny looks for?
     
  10. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    everyone has to start somewhere
     
  11. .//TuNdRa

    .//TuNdRa Resident Bulldozer Guru

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    Some people just start later than others. And with better kit than average. :hehe:
     
  12. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    Matrox Millennium (the original)
    GeForce 4MX
    Radeon 9800pro
    7800GTX
    GTX295
    GTX580
     
  13. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    Oh I see, I get there later but have more d**k than the gts 450 owners?
     
  14. .//TuNdRa

    .//TuNdRa Resident Bulldozer Guru

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    GTS 450 is a reliable little card, but yeah; the 460 beats the absolute living daylights out of it.

    The first reasonably new card I had was that Zotac GTS 250 1GB. Wonderful card when I got it, ran most stuff happily, although the majority of people I knew were on GTX 280's and the like by the time I got there.

    Forever chasing performance, I suppose~
     
  15. LennyRhys

    LennyRhys Oink!

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    I didn't start building my own PCs until I was 24... before that, my bro did it for me lol. I remember Voodoo cards because my bro had one in his first PC, circa 1997, but I have never heard of Matrox graphics cards before :D
     
  16. Nealieboyee

    Nealieboyee Packaging Master!

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    Oops. Could have sworn it was a GTX. Only had it for a month lol. Noisy as hell too!

    Smartasses! :D
     
  17. Journeyer

    Journeyer Well-Known Member

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    Hm...
    Let me think...

    There were a couple of 3D Rage Pros in there at some point, then I seem to remember something about an S2, a Voodoo and a couple of Voodoo 2s, then a Voodoo 3 and a Voodoo 5 something or other. After this I got a GeForce Ti4600 something, no wait, there was a GeForce 3 somewhere in there. But I skipped the FX series in favour of a Radeon 9800 something or other, which I regretted sorely. Then I got a GeForce 7800, an 8800GTS (which served me very well), a 9800GX2 and finally a GTS285 which recently got accompanied by another GTS285. I think I've remembered all of them.

    Edit: Oh yeah, I had a 6600-something or other (possibly an ultra) as well. Spreadie's post reminded me.
     
  18. Teknokid

    Teknokid Well-Known Member

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    my family pc had a voodoo 3, then Nvidia 5200.

    My first PC had sli 6600gt, then upgraded to 8800gtx.

    After that was a 4830, then 260gtx, then back to 4850, now on Xfire 5870...
     
  19. YEHBABY

    YEHBABY RIP Tel

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    Voodoo 3 2000 - first card - bought it at PC world and got totally ripped off.
    ATi Radeon 9700 - discovered internet retailers and got better value for money.
    Nvidia 6600GT
    Nvidia 8800GT
    Nvidia GTX280

    Due an upgrade - waiting for next gen.

    As you can see I get my monies worth between upgrades.
     
  20. SMIFFYDUDE

    SMIFFYDUDE Supermodders on my D

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    I just can't throw away boxes, my room is full of them.

    Love 3dfx scary box art.

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