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Whats your graphics card history???

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by jaxxxon, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. Widjaja

    Widjaja

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    ATi Sapphire Radeon 9550 128Mb AGP (really, really crap as at this time I knew 0 about PCs)
    GeForce Gigabyte 7600GS 256Mb AGP (did the trick at the time as I was on a 17"CRT)
    ATi Sapphire X1950pro 512Mb AGP (Best and last AGP interface card I bought)
    GeForce XFX 8800GT xXx 512Mb VF830 Limited Edition (Went through 3 of these, maybe something wrong with the batch the vendor was supplied)
    Ati Sapphire HD4850 512Mb (no problems no hassles, good performance & the 8800GTs I was sent made this card look even better)
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    ShogoXT New Member

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    ATI Xpert 128 PCI (I totally didnt know diff between PCI and AGP back then, was lucky and learned alot from its terribad drivers)
    TNT2 Vanta PCI (bleh, didnt learn as much)
    Geforce 2 PCI
    Geforce 4 (last nvidia I will have probably, unlike the ATI drivers, the nvidia drivers didnt teach me anything, only gave me pain)
    Radeon 9800SE moded to PRO (AWESOMMMMEEE, broke it though)
    X800 XL
    X1950 XT 256MB
    HD2900XT 1GB
    4850's in CROSSSFIYAAAAAA!
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    ShogoXT New Member

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    Oh and after 3dfx died, I had to relearn their legacy. Bought me a couple Voodoo 2's while using Win98. A Diamond version, Pure3d version(very nice), and a QUANTUM3D OBSIDIAN 2 X-24 (MEGAAAAAAAA!!). Sold the obsidian for a profit.
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    farlex85 New Member

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    ATI X700 Pro
    Evga 8800gts 512mb
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    kid41212003

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    GeForce TNT2
    GeForce 4 MX
    Ati Radeon X1250 (onboard) lol
    GeForce 8600GTS
    GeForce 8800GT
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    SUPERREDDEVIL New Member

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    1. ATI Radeon Xpress 200 Integrated Graphics (256mb,MSI K8 Motherboard)
    2. Powercolor ATI Radeon X1550 (256mb, DDR)
    3. XFX NVIDIA Geforce 8500GT (512mb, DDR2)
    4. MSI NVIDIA Geforce 8600gt OC Edition (256mb, GDDR3)
    5. MSI ATI Radeon HD 3870 OC Edition (512mb GDDR4)

    :D I love my last one :D
  7. TRIPTEX_CAN

    TRIPTEX_CAN

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    Sapphire X1650pro 512 -->Sapphire x1950 pro 512 --> Sapphire x1950xt 256 -->Sapphire HD 3870 512 --> Dual HIS 4850 ICEQ4 Turbo 512.
  8. HiddenStupid New Member

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    ummm.... why did get u 9800gt when u already have 8800gtx? thats down-grade.






    here mine
    - x300se
    - x700 pro
    - x850 xt
    - 7900 gtx (will be)
    - 9800 gtx (will be)
  9. Cybrnook2002

    Cybrnook2002

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    GeForce 3 ti 500
    GeForce 4 Mx440
    ATI 9800 pro
    Geforce 6850 Ultra
    Geforce 7800 gtx
    HD 2900 XT
    HD 4850 (crossfire) current
  10. jeebuscrp

    jeebuscrp New Member

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    Voodoo 1 or 2 (Cant remember..mostly played Rogue Spear)
    ATI Radeon 9200 128mb I think
    ATI Radeon 9700 128mb
    ATI Radeon 9600 XT 256mb
    EVGA GTX 260 896mb (First switch to Nvidia and I love it.)
  11. Nick259

    Nick259

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    Ati 9250 256mb
    Ati X1650 Pro 256mb
    Ati X1950pro 512mb
    Nvidia 8800gts 320mb
    Ati 3850 512mb
    Nvidia 8800gt 512mb
  12. Solaris17

    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    ATI
    3d rage pro
    7500 (used in bros comp)
    9250 (gave to a bud still uses as backup)
    9550
    9800pro
    x1600PRO (real version)

    Nvidia
    3dFX banshee 16mb (back up still)
    2x Riva TNT 16mb
    mx400
    2x mx440
    4x 5200 (1 is a backup)
    2x 6200
    7300GS (used in lil bros PC)
    8600GT
    8800GTS (G92) (used in GF's PC)
    9x9600GT
    4x9800GTX
    2x 9800GX2 (current)

    Random
    Triton 8mb


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  13. Animalpak

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    Nvidia Ge-Force 7800 GS CO AGP
    Nvidia Ge-Force 8800 Ultra

    In future :

    ATI Radeon 5xxxx X2 (40nm :rockout:FTW !! )


    Well not too much, i like to spend a lot of money in a high end VGA then use it until another with a very high and great performance will beat it.
  14. Dixxhead

    Dixxhead New Member

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    Ati 3D Rage II Turbo (or something like that, I think 4mb vram; I played Tomb Raider 3 and 4, aswell as Starwars: The Dark Menace on it; was running on a P2-266mhz)

    Geforce 256 DDR(Creative 32mb AGP version; hell yeah. First ran it the old P2-266mhz [Hardware T&L really gave it at least another year of life]) then took it with me on my Pentium 3 800mhz upgrade).

    Geforce 2 GTS(also 32mb if I'm not mistaken; used it on my P3 and when I switched to the Athlon 1700+ [where it still works today as my grandfathers PC])

    Geforce 4 Ti 4200(128mb vram and Pixelshaders, I loved this cards Performance/Price-ratio, clocked the living hell out of it aswell; only ran on my AMD 1700+ for approx. 2 years though)

    Ati Radeon 9800xt(256mb vram, I went for the overkill that time; along with the P4 3.00ghz. Felt it was a wrong buy because of the 9800pro giving almost the same for much less money, but it worked 3-1/2 years for me until PS 3.0 became mandatory... Sold off the whole system for a whoopin 300€ still)

    Ati Mobility Radeon x600/x700(256mb each, my first venture into mobile computing; I was quite happy with laptoping [also because I've been able to achieve crazy overclocks on both GPU and CPU, reaching better performance than with my Desktop], so I decided to go for something a bit more expensive and sold the laptop (Pentium M 1.8hghz clocked to 2.2ghz) off after 4 months of usage [had it for 400€ and sold it for 350€])

    Ati Mobility Radeon HD2600(256mb DDR2-Version; totally love the UVD and general AVIVO-Feautures, I'm quite happy with the bang for the buck and the overclock is awesome (500mhz to 700mhz and 400mhz to 570mhz) and modern games run at high settings at moderate resolutions [1024ish]; still I'd wish for the bottlenecks [ie rops and TMUs] and the horrible AA-Performance to be abolished... Guess I'll have to wait for the HD4xxx-Series to go mobile.)

    That said, I don't think I'll ever go back to desktoping... I kind of miss the upgradability and modding, but the advantages of a mobile system are just the majority and gaming performance suffices when you have both PS3 and 360 standing right next to you, although the next laptop is likely to be a bit more expensive and faster in the graphics compartment (had this one for 900€). Waiting for USB 3.0 though, HDDs really suffer from the USB 2.0 Bandwidth limitation and eSata is not really widely available.

    P.S. This post is quite bloated with sensless information about my thoughts; guess I had the time... :roll:
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  15. hugz New Member

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    yeah right ... :rolleyes: I lol'ed at "what cf is" :rolleyes:

    8800GTX ---> 9800GT right.....

    all that 14 years old :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:



    btw

    .....
    Radeon 7500
    Radeon 8500
    GeForce 5800 Ultra
    GeForce 6800 GT
    GeForce 8800GTX
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  16. Asylum

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    G Force 5600 AGP
    BFG 7800 GT
    EVGA 8800 GT
    EVGA 8800 GT For SLI
  17. Jeffredo

    Jeffredo

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    Only gaming since 2002.

    1. Hercules Kyro II PCI
    2. Voodoo3 3000 PCI
    3. Voodoo5 5500 PCI
    4. ATI 9600 Pro AGP
    5. Nvidia 5900 AGP
    6. ATI X800 XL AGP
    7. Nvidia 7800 GS AGP
    8. ATI X850 Pro AGP (flashed to an XT)
    9. Nvidia 8800 GTX
    10. Nvidia GTX 260

    Jeez...thats a lot of money down the tubes. ;)
  18. technicks

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    Mmm. Let me think.

    Ati X300
    XFX 6600
    Ati Radeon X800 Pro
    Nvidia 7900GT
    ATI Radeon X1900GT
    Sapphire X1950 Pro
    Ati radeon X1950XT
    Foxcon 8800GTS 320
    Asus 8800GTS 640
    MSI RX HD2600XT
    MSI 8800 GTS 512 G92
    PNY 9600GT 512 to be replace with
    EVGA 9800GTX
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  19. blobster21

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    i went from an integrated s3 trio 32/64 4megs to my actual sli of gtx280, that pretty sum it up :)
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    geforce 4 mx440
    geforce 5900se
    ati 9800pro
    ati x800gto modded to 16 pipes
    nvidia 8800gt
  21. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Dual 9800GTX's in SLI(Overclocked to 756/1890/1150)
    9800GTX(Overclocked to 756/1890/1150)
    8800GTS 512MB(Overclocked to 9800GTX speeds)
    Dual 7900GT's in SLI(Overclocked to 7900GTX speeds)
    7900GT(Overclocked to 7900GTX speeds)
    7800GTX
    x800GTO2(Unlocked and overclocked to x850XT)
    9800Pro 256MB(Overclocked to 9800XT speeds)
    9700Pro AIW(Overclocked to 9800Pro speeds)
    9500(Unlocked and overclocked to 9700 Pro)
    Crunching for Team TPU More than 25k PPD
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    juan adames New Member

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    my first and only card the 8800gt, and hoping to upgrade it to a 280.
  23. Tatty_One

    Tatty_One Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Ati Xpert 8mb
    Hercules 3D prophet 32mb
    Ati Rage pro 32MB
    NVidia MX200 32MB
    Nvidia MX400 32MB
    Nvidia MX440 64MB
    Gainward Geforce 5600Ultra 256MB
    Gainward Geforce 5950Ultra 256MB
    Leadtek 6800 Vanilla 128MB
    HIS 850XT 256MB IceQ turbo
    NVidia 7900GT 256MB
    Sapphire 1800XT 256MB
    MSI 7900GTO 512MB
    Sapphire 1950XTX 256MB
    MSI 8800GTS 640MB G80
    HIS HD3870 512MB
    Asus 8800GT 512MB G92
    MSI 8800GTS OC 512MB G92
    Inno 3D 8800GTS 512MB G92
    2 x palit 8800GT 1GB in SLi
    Gainward GTX260

    thats as far back as I can remember, there were several crappy 2D only 1MB, 2MB and 4MB cards from the earliy 90's before 3D cards became available that were either "on board" or just so crappy manufacturers refused to put their name on them!
  24. JC316

    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    Hmm lets see.

    Intel Express 815 8MB shared.
    Voodoo 3 3000 PCI
    Geforce 2 MX 400 (Probably the best that I have ever owned)
    Geforce 4 MX420 PCI (Probably the worst that I have ever owned)
    Geforce FX 5900 AGP (Did I REALLY pay $279.99 for it?)
    Radeon X850 Pro AGP
    X1800XL
    X1800GTO
    X1800XT
    8600GTS
    HD2900 Pro
    8800GT
    HD2900 Pro
    HD3870
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    Bigjohn

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    Does the embeded craphics in my TRS-80 mod III count?
    My 386-33 came with a trident video card with something like 1mb of ram... or was it 64k?

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