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#76
I thought this was a thread about older high end GPUs? ;)

Back in my day, all GPUs were high end because that's all there was. :laugh:

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3Dfx Voodoo 5500 AGP
 
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#77
I thought this was a thread about older high end GPUs? ;)
There is a few in there you're not looking hard enough...:p
Well ok maybe just two...:D
 
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#79
These are the oldest hardware pics I get.








I also have two 5830 + one 5670 gfx cards, but I don't think they are old.-
 

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Sapphire box i have AGP 512MB edition
 
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#81
3DFX build WIP

its not currently in a system... but... here's a few pics of my W.I.P. 3DFX build.

First a shot of all the expansion cards plugged in. Looks a bit random... but I shall explain.



A shot of the two VOODOOII 3DFX cards. One from Diamond which will take a video signal from a hardware DVD decoder. The 2nd is from Canopus. It'll send the final video feed to my 27in Sony Trinitron TV.



The "back" view of the two 3DFX cards.



This shot is of the Matrox card I'll use for non-3DFX mode. There will be a VGA cable running from it to the hardware DVD decoder card, which is a Dxr2 from Creative. The video out will run via VGA to the Diamond 3DFX card. There will also be audio cables running from the DVD rom drive to the Dxr2, then from the Dxr2 to a Sound Blaster Live!



And finally a shot of the sound and lan cards. The lan is your basic 10/100 from Belkin. Then there's the Creative Sound Blaster Live!



and since no-one else has posted... time for some mobile GPUs. Mobility Fire GL T2 and 9600. Both are 128mb.





And a 3DFX voodoo3000 16mb.



someone asked for an FX card... i've got a BFG 5500OC i'll post a little later.

and later a pic of my 8800GT, which I'm still using. (anyone remember my thread about baking one?)

Enjoy!

Edit: @mastrdrver Yes that 2nd card is a v3 3000 but its pci. has 16mb sgram.

Here's a helpful site for those wanting to I.D. their 3DFX cards. http://www.falconfly.de/identify-3dfx.htm Look for the part number, like MastrDrver's 210-0382-004

Edit 2: Here's pics of the FX5500. I changed the fan on it. I plan on swapping the heatsink later. Fan came off of a Socket 7 K6-2 450 lol.



 
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#82
Totally agree:toast: Its hard for me to call a 4000 series ati card "old"... but, I still enjoy looking!
I'm just giving the young'uns a hard time. :laugh:
 
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#83
Lol 4k series is not "old" I know.

I used to have a PNY Verto FX5500 AGP W/Original box. Good times with that even though it sucked;)
 
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#84
I have plenty of old GPUs lying around.

3dfx Voodoo5 5500 AGP





I do have the original box, along with everything that came with it.

3dfx Voodoo3 3000 AGP



nVIDIA GeForce2 MX400 128MB



Those Chinese will build anything...
 
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#85
Nobody bought some high end Geforce 6800 series for FarCry!!!??
 

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I would love to have another Voodoo 3 2000 PCI :)
 
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#87
I thought those Voodoo 5's were really scarce, but there are quite a few in this thread.

Keep them. In a few years they should be worth real money again, if other "old tech" is anything to go by. I heard of someone selling a Ti-99 4a for $1000 a couple years back.
 

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#88
I thought those Voodoo 5's were really scarce, but there are quite a few in this thread.

Keep them. In a few years they should be worth real money again, if other "old tech" is anything to go by. I heard of someone selling a Ti-99 4a for $1000 a couple years back.
My first computer was a TI-99 4a.
 
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#91
What all did that entail?
A little research to see which card/chip configurations matched, then much patience. Then one day I saw an Nvidia reference 8800GT that someone salvaged out of an old dell or something and they were selling it dirt cheap. Configuration matched up to Quadro FX-3700, so I purchased it,

and one BIOS flash later...



Thanks to newtekie1 for his BIOS. Now I have a usable workstation card :toast:
 
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#92
old cards, not high end enough lol
(TNT2 M64, Radeon 9200, and a Matrox card i forgot the exact model if its G200/G300)


I guess this one is a little high end? Not old enough tho

 
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#93
I thought those Voodoo 5's were really scarce, but there are quite a few in this thread.
The 5500 AGP was pretty common i think. Maybe a 5500 PCI as I think most were sold as AGP at the time since it was only a few years new. AGP didn't get replaced until what? 2003?

:laugh: ops!

I hope that card was dead when that happened and removing the cooler didn't cause it's death.
 
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its been dead for years :)
 
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its not currently in a system... but... here's a few pics of my W.I.P. 3DFX build.

First a shot of all the expansion cards plugged in. Looks a bit random... but I shall explain.

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/3dfx-wip.jpg

A shot of the two VOODOOII 3DFX cards. One from Diamond which will take a video signal from a hardware DVD decoder. The 2nd is from Canopus. It'll send the final video feed to my 27in Sony Trinitron TV.

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/3DFX front.jpg

The "back" view of the two 3DFX cards.

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/3DFX rear.jpg

This shot is of the Matrox card I'll use for non-3DFX mode. There will be a VGA cable running from it to the hardware DVD decoder card, which is a Dxr2 from Creative. The video out will run via VGA to the Diamond 3DFX card. There will also be audio cables running from the DVD rom drive to the Dxr2, then from the Dxr2 to a Sound Blaster Live!

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/Matrox and Dxr2.jpg

And finally a shot of the sound and lan cards. The lan is your basic 10/100 from Belkin. Then there's the Creative Sound Blaster Live!

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/SBLive and NIC.jpg
WOW! Old tech is so neat, isn't it? When you have it up an running, run some benchmarks, here are mine: http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2527789&postcount=140
:rockout:
 
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awesome. I've got a few cables i need to locate... vga passthrough and audio mostly. I've got an 80GB IDE WD i can use for the OS and Win98SE. I have a 350w power supply that should do the trick for this system. finding ram for cheap is the biggest thing... and those cables. hopefully i can find drivers for the canopus card so i can use the video out to my tv. (thinking of doing a 3dfx powered arcade of sorts)
 
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#97
its not currently in a system... but... here's a few pics of my W.I.P. 3DFX build.

First a shot of all the expansion cards plugged in. Looks a bit random... but I shall explain.

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/3dfx-wip.jpg

A shot of the two VOODOOII 3DFX cards. One from Diamond which will take a video signal from a hardware DVD decoder. The 2nd is from Canopus. It'll send the final video feed to my 27in Sony Trinitron TV.

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/3DFX front.jpg

The "back" view of the two 3DFX cards.

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/3DFX rear.jpg

This shot is of the Matrox card I'll use for non-3DFX mode. There will be a VGA cable running from it to the hardware DVD decoder card, which is a Dxr2 from Creative. The video out will run via VGA to the Diamond 3DFX card. There will also be audio cables running from the DVD rom drive to the Dxr2, then from the Dxr2 to a Sound Blaster Live!

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/Matrox and Dxr2.jpg

And finally a shot of the sound and lan cards. The lan is your basic 10/100 from Belkin. Then there's the Creative Sound Blaster Live!

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/SBLive and NIC.jpg

and since no-one else has posted... time for some mobile GPUs. Mobility Fire GL T2 and 9600. Both are 128mb.

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/Mobility Fire T2.jpg

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/2012-01-26_06-18-41_545.jpg

And a 3DFX voodoo3000 16mb.

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/2012-01-23_00-11-51_446.jpg

someone asked for an FX card... i've got a BFG 5500OC i'll post a little later.

and later a pic of my 8800GT, which I'm still using. (anyone remember my thread about baking one?)

Enjoy!

Edit: @MastrDrver Yes that 2nd card is a v3 3000 but its pci. has 16mb sgram.

Here's a helpful site for those wanting to I.D. their 3DFX cards. http://www.falconfly.de/identify-3dfx.htm Look for the part number, like MastrDrver's 210-0382-004

Edit 2: Here's pics of the FX5500. I changed the fan on it. I plan on swapping the heatsink later. Fan came off of a Socket 7 K6-2 450 lol.

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/FX5500-front.jpg

http://img.techpowerup.org/120126/FX5500-back.jpg
In Gods name why would you still have stuff like this
 
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if you think that's bad you should have seen some of the stuff i finally tossed.
 
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Cooling tower style cooler, plus one 120mm fan / stock blower / CNPS7000V
Memory Patriot Viper 2x8gb DDR3 2400 / Micron 2x4GB DDR3 / 2x4GB 2x2GB DDR3 1333
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yea i took a bunch of cases and stuff to recycling a while back. i have a few others but they don't quite classify as something to post for this thread.

edit: actually, i havent' got to the closet yet...