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LOOKING FOR ATi's OLDEST graphic card ?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by zOaib, Oct 24, 2005.

  1. zOaib New Member

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    well guys , i am lookign for like a very very old ati video card , also does anyone here know which was the first card they ever produced and when was it , and can i still buy it form somewhere , thx ? :D
     
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    ati rage 128 is the oldest one i can think of .. but there should be earlier ones too
     
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    ATi Small Wonder Graphics Solution Ver. 1, 1985

    ever heard of this one , or know if its even available anywhere !:)
     
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    lol @ small wonder
     
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    Well I have in front of me a Rage II+ GPU on my 3DXpression+ with a massive 2MB of on-card memory (in DIP package even!). It says (c) 1997 in the corner though so not too old.

    http://www.ati.com/products/discontinued.html
     
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    i just sent an e-mail to ATI ... god i must be bored... asking what there very first card for the home user was and what the first ATI PCI card was :) will let you know if they reply...
     
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    thx man ! :toast:
     
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    some guy said he had an ISA one
     
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    bah humbug, ATI`s support system sucks...

    thay palmed me off with this pretending to be a real person...

    Greetings!

    Product identification is important in order to download the correct driver or software updates, assess your warranty information and provide insight to product-specific troubleshooting.

    For help on how to identify your product, please visit our Customer Care website and navigate to the Product Identification links that are below the Product Information category on the left side of the webpage.

    If you still need help identifying your card, please respond to the ticket and one of our qualified support representatives will assist you. To respond to this ticket you must visit http://support.ati.com and login to My Support.

    Thank you for choosing ATI!

    Customer Care

    ATI Technologies Inc.




    now that has sod all to do with the message i sent them.
     
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    i am willing to spend 50-60 dollars on a very old ati card , so here is the motivation , for anyone that can sell it to me . thx ;)
     
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    Well, I have an old Rage II+ PCI with 4 MB of memory, but I know there are older ones.
     
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    lol, now where did i put that 386 motherboard...
     
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    The oldest I have is a Radeon 8500 64mb
     
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    I have an ATI Rage Pro Turbo 8MB AGP. But I doubt it would win your contest.
     
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    it's from 1991
     
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    so far the oldest one i found at work from 99 lol... will keep looking :p
     
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