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I never had one of these ..i had a cheapo PNY version fx 5700 ultra
But to this day its the most amazing card i've ever seen!
This is the card "Goldmember" from austin powers would have. Gold pcb, Gold heatsink , maybe it was in an unfortnate shmelting accident.
Prolink PixelView FX 5700 ULTRA
 

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Me have this one and think it looks great
 

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I never had one of these ..i had a cheapo PNY version fx 5700 ultra
But to this day its the most amazing card i've ever seen!
This is the card "Goldmember" from austin powers would have. Gold pcb, Gold heatsink , mabye it was in an unfortnate shmelting accident.
Prolink PixelView FX 5700 ULTRA
That really is a beautiful card, I so want one. :)
 
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Here yah go :) 4xHD7970's water cooled...

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I never had one of these ..i had a cheapo PNY version fx 5700 ultra
But to this day its the most amazing card i've ever seen!
This is the card "Goldmember" from austin powers would have. Gold pcb, Gold heatsink , mabye it was in an unfortnate shmelting accident.
Prolink PixelView FX 5700 ULTRA
:laugh: Did they paint it's winky gold too?

Seriously, why don't all graphics cards have an LCD display? I want it NOW! :D
 

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Wow, the 7970 QuadFire and the FX 5700 with the LCD, those are freaking awesome!!!

I've always liked the looks of the ASUS 5870 V2, it just looks like it means business with the beefy 80mm fan. http://upload.hardver-teszt.hu/imgs/news/2010/695/asus-eah5870-dis-v2-3d.jpg

The 5870 is the epitome of elegance with the red line and the curves. The Eyefinity 6 with the full size vent and the 6 mDP connectors is badass. http://icrontic.com/uploads/features/tech/2010/03/eyefinity6_5870_1.jpg

TBH the entire 5800 series looked cool. Meet my three brothers!!! http://img.extremepc.fr/2009/materiel/carte-graphique/ati-radeon-hd-5970-test.jpg

The GTX 580 Matrix has an insane PCB. Those rows of 16 + 2 power phases... :pimp:http://www.ixbt.com/video3/images/gf110-8/asus-gtx580-scan-front.jpg
 
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Nothing can compete with "Very Long Bus"...
 
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Wait a minute. What is up with the connectors. Looks a PCI with a PCI-E on the end?
VESA LOCAL BUS

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VESA_Local_Bus

Back in the day this was the graphics Future (before PCI ) this was when ISA graphics rules the pc
Intel basically killed this off with the original pentium processor as The VESA Local Bus relied heavily on the Intel 80486 CPU's memory bus design.When the Pentium processor arrived there were major differences in its bus design, and was not easily adaptable to a VESA Local Bus implementation. Few Pentium motherboards with VLB slots were ever made. Also moving the bus to non-x86 architectures was nearly impossible.
 
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prolink pixelview FX5900XT
The temp reader was detachable and came with a 5.25" mount OMG im in love!:respect:
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/prolink,855.html
Another card with an LCD! And detachable even!

Why did this trend not catch on? It's beautiful. :D

VESA LOCAL BUS

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VESA_Local_Bus

Back in the day this was the graphics Future (before PCI ) this was when ISA graphics rules the pc
Intel basically killed this off with the original pentium processor as The VESA Local Bus relied heavily on the Intel 80486 CPU's memory bus design.When the Pentium processor arrived there were major differences in its bus design, and was not easily adaptable to a VESA Local Bus implementation. Few Pentium motherboards with VLB slots were ever made. Also moving the bus to non-x86 architectures was nearly impossible.
I'm starting to remember Local Bus now. Didn't last long and I guess I never actually saw a card.

I would have remembered that funky connector.
 
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I always loved this card:

 

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Actually .. it won't be *THAT* expensive.

edit: me and the Lightning: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZyd5B6mcW0
Damn you. I hope not. That yellow stripe...geez, just calls to me for some odd reason. You guys gonna release a pair of cards with GPU Reactor accessories in a nice metal attache case? The presentation of such a thing...wow.
 

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Tiddly MSI GTX 630 with 4GB RAM! I want one! Only £57 from Novatech, too.

 
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i still think this is the best OEM/Ref design I've seen

 
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Personally I'd rather my GPU not look hot, not in the literal sense like that fist one posted anyway.

This is the one I bought...