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I'll take you up on the offer when I get home from work.
Awesome! If anyone has any questions or thoughts they'd like to share, I'm game! I'm passionate about this retro stuff and keeping the community alive. Clearly, the nostalgia bug bit me HARD and I've never been the same since. If the doorbell rings and you feel giddy like it's Christmas time when the postman comes, then you're in the right spot! :)
 
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Not sure if it's been mentioned before, but HERE you can fine "tech demos" for all the ATI/AMD Radeon cards from 2001 to 2009.
 
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Not sure if it's been mentioned before, but HERE you can fine "tech demos" for all the ATI/AMD Radeon cards from 2001 to 2009.
Nivida's oldest (Geforce 256) to newest demos can be found at this link (click me). No demos were made for the Riva TNT/TNT2?
 
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Awesome, thanks for sharing! Hopefully @stinger608 will add these to the original post :)

As for TNT/TNT2, I have no idea... *shrug*
 
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Nothing I was able to find except 3DMark 2000 as tech showcase.

Edit: Hopefully he's alright since March 17th last sign in.
 
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Or 3DMark 99 if you can get it to run was always a fun bench to run on my old TNT2 M64 back in the day or FR08 http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=1221 from and early demo party oh and it still runs on todays hardware too
 
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Nothing I was able to find except 3DMark 2000 as tech showcase.

Edit: Hopefully he's alright since March 17th last sign in.
Indeed... Probably due to personal reasons, I didn't want to intrude his privacy with unnecessary questions.
 
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Finally I got over my laziness and put the S462 rig together. Burning WinXP now, can't even remember when I burned a disc last time. :D

e: Now installing drivers and benchmarks. Also it has an optical drive so I can install some old games. :)
 
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£20 for a Socket A motherboard?! Wow, seems I'm way behind on my value estimation... I mean, I know it's boxed & all, but still... :eek:

Edit
Not sure what model it is exactly, but I have a dark blue/purple ECS Socket A mobo somewhere. It was going to be another project, which then became "the spare" eventually.
 
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I need to get a good S462 mobo myself, something like NF7-S, AN7 or Lanparty NF2 Ultra B.

That VIA KT400A ASRock which I have, isn't good. Only +5% and +10% overvoltage choices and doesn't have the multiplier selection on bios. Well, at least my Athlon 1GHz AXIA clocks fine at 1.4GHz via FSB. It also doesn't like ATI cards (tried 9700 Pro and X800 Pro), 3DMarks crash in some point. With GeForce 6600 GT, no problems at all.

edit: It's this board: https://www.asrock.com/mb/VIA/K7VT4A PRO/
 
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Had a K7S5A, purchased in one of those Fry's Electronics bundles.

Bricked it while trying to do a BIOS update :roll:
 
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Had a K7S5A, purchased in one of those Fry's Electronics bundles.

Bricked it while trying to do a BIOS update :roll:
If you still have it, you can hotflash the BIOS in another board :)
 
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OK, let me say something to the "famous" K7S5A (pro).

I would say "well known" for driver issues and not very stable in running windows.
Kept two boards for SD-RAM testing, but did not use them at least 5 years.
The pro version 5.0 in a K7S5A non-pro box

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and the regular non-pro Version with bad caps.

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and a picture dedicated to Artex' collected Ageia PhysX card by BFG.

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I really need to dig out that ECS of mine one of these days & see what I actually have... Think it COULD be "N2U400-A", but I'm not sure - it's been far too long.
 
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I really need to dig out that ECS of mine one of these days & see what I actually have...
Have any luck finding out what you've got on hand?
 
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Have any luck finding out what you've got on hand?
No, not yet. I know where it is (I think), I just need to take some time to actually do it. Been having crapload of problems ever since 2019 started, so I just need to wait for that right moment ... hopefully! :)
 

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Just a whole load of awesome right there... Man that is massively impressive!! I'm loving the Voodoo cards, I've struggled to see any boxed cards.. Such a shame I have no money :( :laugh:
 
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