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Whats your graphics card history???

Jun 12, 2007
4,815 (1.07/day)
Wangas, New Zealand
System Name Darth Obsidious
Processor Intel i5 2500K
Motherboard ASUS P8Z68-V/Gen3
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212+ in Push Pull
Memory 2X4GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600
Video Card(s) ASUS R9 270x TOP
Storage 128GB Samsung 830 SSD, 1TB WD Black, 2TB WD Green
Display(s) LG IPS234V-PN
Case Corsair Obsidian 650D
Audio Device(s) Infrasonic Quartet
Power Supply Corsair HX650w
Software Windows 7 64bit and Windows XP Home
Benchmark Scores 2cm mark on bench with a razor blade.
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)
Feb 14, 2008
978 (0.23/day)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Processor AMD Ryzen 1700 @ 3.825ghz 1.36v
Motherboard ASRock x370 Taichi
Cooling Noctua NH-C14s
Memory Corsair Vengeance RGB 16gb 3200
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GTX 1080 ti
Display(s) LG 4k IPS
Case Be Quiet Pure Base 600 + more fans
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster Z
Power Supply EVGA P2 750w
Mouse G900
Keyboard G810
Software Windows 10 Pro
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
Feb 14, 2008
978 (0.23/day)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Processor AMD Ryzen 1700 @ 3.825ghz 1.36v
Motherboard ASRock x370 Taichi
Cooling Noctua NH-C14s
Memory Corsair Vengeance RGB 16gb 3200
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GTX 1080 ti
Display(s) LG 4k IPS
Case Be Quiet Pure Base 600 + more fans
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster Z
Power Supply EVGA P2 750w
Mouse G900
Keyboard G810
Software Windows 10 Pro
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.
Mar 29, 2007
4,838 (1.05/day)
System Name Glow
Processor Ryzen 5 1600
Motherboard Gigabyte B450M Aorus AM4 ATX
Cooling Stock Wraith Spire
Memory 2x8gb Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 3000Mhz C15
Video Card(s) XFX RX 580
Storage 500 Samsung 960 Evo Pro M.2, 256 GB Samsung Evo 850, 1TB WD Blue
Display(s) Philips 276E8VJSB 27" 4k IPS
Case NZXT H500i
Power Supply EVGA Supernova 550W G2
Software Win 10 Education / KDE Neon Dual Boot
ATI X700 Pro
Evga 8800gts 512mb
Jul 2, 2008
3,635 (0.88/day)
GeForce TNT2
GeForce 4 MX
Ati Radeon X1250 (onboard) lol
GeForce 8600GTS
GeForce 8800GT
Jan 19, 2008
314 (0.07/day)
Planet Earth
System Name V I K I N G
Processor Intel Core i5 8400 @3.5Ghz with Corsair H100i PRO RGB
Motherboard ASUS ROG Strix H270-F
Cooling Corsair Commander PRO + HD 120 x 3 + Node Pro
Memory 16 GB / G.SKILL TRIDENT-Z RGB DDR4 @3000Mhz
Video Card(s) MSI AERO GTX 1080
Storage PNY 240Gb SSD + Intel SSD 5 240GB
Display(s) AOC 24" 144Hz Monitor
Case Thermaltake Core P3 TG edition
Audio Device(s) Realtek HD Audio
Power Supply Thermaltake Thoughpower Grand RGB 80 Plus GOLD
Mouse Corsair GLAIVE RGB
Keyboard Corsair STRAFE RGB Cherry MX Silent
Software Windows 10 PRO X64
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
Feb 10, 2008
3,391 (0.79/day)
Processor 2700x under H100i progeebee
Motherboard ASUS x470 prime
Cooling Fans
Memory gskill ripjaw 3200
Video Card(s) MSi Vega 64 ref
Storage 120Gb OCZ Vertex 2E SSD - 500Gb Games - 1.5tb Storage and Media
Case CM HAF 932
Power Supply Corsair TX750
Software Win 10
Sapphire X1650pro 512 -->Sapphire x1950 pro 512 --> Sapphire x1950xt 256 -->Sapphire HD 3870 512 --> Dual HIS 4850 ICEQ4 Turbo 512.


New Member
Jul 17, 2007
741 (0.17/day)
Processor x2 4400+
Memory 3gig
Video Card(s) 8800 gts 512mb
Power Supply 500w zumax
Voodoo 2
ATI Rage3d
6600 gt
8600 gt
8800 gt
8800 gtx
9800 gt
dell intergrated gfx <-- it's shitty

Might be longer I just remembered my voodoo 2 when i was 10. 7 more posts to 1k

Edit: Still thinking of what I got...
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)
Nov 3, 2007
1,677 (0.38/day)
GeForce 3 ti 500
GeForce 4 Mx440
ATI 9800 pro
Geforce 6850 Ultra
Geforce 7800 gtx
HD 2900 XT
HD 4850 (crossfire) current


New Member
Oct 22, 2008
32 (0.01/day)
System Name Jeebz Gamer
Processor Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
Motherboard 750i FTW
Memory G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR2 1066
Video Card(s) EVGA GeForce GTX 260 896MB
Storage WD 500GB
Display(s) 22in Widescreen LCD ACER
Case ANTEC 900
Audio Device(s) On Board
Power Supply Antec 850W Modular
Software WIN XP PRO
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.)
Apr 8, 2008
1,034 (0.25/day)
Processor Phenom II X4 B50 @ 3.4Ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA MA790XT-UD4P
Cooling Vendetta 2, several case fans
Memory 8GB Geil Ripjaws 1666Mhz
Video Card(s) Powercolor 5850 1GB
Storage 1TB Samsung F1
Display(s) LG 23" W2361V TFT Widescreen
Case Antec 300
Audio Device(s) X-Fi Xtreme Music
Power Supply Antec HCG 750W
Software Windows 7 Pro 64bit
Ati 9250 256mb
Ati X1650 Pro 256mb
Ati X1950pro 512mb
Nvidia 8800gts 320mb
Ati 3850 512mb
Nvidia 8800gt 512mb


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Staff member
Aug 16, 2005
20,874 (4.03/day)
System Name Venslar
Processor I9 7980XE
Motherboard MSI x299 Tomahawk Arctic
Cooling EK Custom
Memory 32GB Corsair DDR4 3000mhz
Video Card(s) Nvidia Titan RTX
Storage 2x 2TB Micron SSDs | 1x ADATA 128SSD | 1x Drevo 256SSD | 1x 1TB 850 EVO | 1x 250GB 960 EVO
Display(s) 3x AOC Q2577PWQ (2k IPS)
Case Inwin 303 White (Thermaltake Ring 120mm Purple accent)
Audio Device(s) Realtek ALC 1220 on Audio-Technica ATH-AG1
Power Supply Seasonic 1050W Snow
Mouse Roccat Kone Aimo White
Keyboard Ducky Shine 6 Snow White
Software Windows 10 x64 Pro
3d rage pro
7500 (used in bros comp)
9250 (gave to a bud still uses as backup)
x1600PRO (real version)

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

Triton 8mb

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Feb 8, 2008
2,472 (0.58/day)
Processor i7 4790K ( O.C 4.7 Ghz ) 1.28 V
Motherboard Maximus VII Impact z97
Cooling Corsair H90 140mm AIO
Memory 16 GB Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR3 1866 Mhz
Video Card(s) ASUS Strix RTX 2080 Ti
Storage M.2 Samsung NVMe 960 Pro 512 GB
Display(s) Asus PG279 IPS 1440p 165Hz G-sync
Case Cooler Master Mastercase 3
Power Supply Corsair AX760
Mouse Razer Deathadder Chroma
Keyboard Rapoo
Software Win 10 64 Bit
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.
Sep 13, 2007
218 (0.05/day)
System Name OC GamePC
Processor Intel Core i7-2600K (4,7ghz @ 1,392v max)
Motherboard Intel Z68
Cooling ID Cooling Frostflow 120mm AIO (2x Noctua NF-F12)
Memory 26gb 1866mhz DDR3 CL9 Dual-Channel (2x8gb)
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX970 SSC @ 1430/7900
Storage 250gb Sata3 SSD, 750GB SSHD
Display(s) 32" 1366x768 Toshiba LED Backlight TV
Case Raijintek Thetis Black
Audio Device(s) Asus Xonar D1 PCI
Power Supply EVGA 550G2
Software Windows 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores Firestrike: ~ 11.100 Timespy: ~ 4.000
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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Sep 20, 2007
138 (0.03/day)
Processor Q6600 G0 9x433
Motherboard Asus Maximus Formula
Memory 8Gb G.E.I.L.Black Dragon PC2-6400 CL5 866Mhz
Video Card(s) GIGABYTE GV-R585OC-1GD
Storage Corsair Force 3 SSD 120Gb & 3xST31000340AS
Display(s) Samsung T240HD + Samsung T240
Case Lian-Li V2000B Plus II Black
Audio Device(s) Asus Xonar DS
Power Supply Corsair TX650 V2
Software Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
Voodoo 2
ATI Rage3d
6600 gt
8600 gt
8800 gt
8800 gtx
9800 gt
dell intergrated gfx <-- it's shitty

Might be longer I just remembered my voodoo 2 when i was 10. 7 more posts to 1k

Edit: Still thinking of what I got...
yeah right ... :rolleyes: I lol'ed at "what cf is" :rolleyes:

Building The Best Gaming Rigs
8800GTX ---> 9800GT right.....

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


Radeon 7500
Radeon 8500
GeForce 5800 Ultra
GeForce 6800 GT
GeForce 8800GTX
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Jul 18, 2008
2,874 (0.70/day)
South Carolina
System Name KILLER
Processor Intel Core i7 4790K
Motherboard MSI Z87 G45 Gaming
Cooling Water Cooling
Memory 2x8GB Gskill 2400mhz
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 980
Storage SSD Samsung 500GB
Display(s) 24" Asus 144hz
Case Cooler Master HAF
Audio Device(s) X-Fi Platinum
Power Supply Antec 1200 Watt Modular
Software Windows 10 64 Bit
Benchmark Scores 3DMark Vantage 51342
G Force 5600 AGP
BFG 7800 GT
EVGA 8800 GT
EVGA 8800 GT For SLI
Nov 30, 2006
1,000 (0.21/day)
System Name Modest Box
Processor i5-4690K @ 4.7 Ghz
Motherboard ASUS Z97-C
Cooling Noctua NH-D15
Memory G.Skill Ares DDR3-2400 16GB
Video Card(s) Colorful GTX 950
Storage OCZ Vertex 460A 480GB
Display(s) HP w2558hc
Case Cooler Master Stacker 830
Audio Device(s) Onboard Realtek
Power Supply Gigabyte 750W Gold
Mouse Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer
Software Windows 10 64 Bit
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. ;)
Apr 23, 2006
3,558 (0.72/day)
Enschede, The Netherlands
System Name Lian Li Carbon fiber ed.
Processor Intel i5 2500k 4.6Ghz 24/7 Max OC 5Ghz
Motherboard Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
Cooling Swiftech blocks, 360 Xflow rad, Swiftech 120 rad, Liang with XSPC res/pump top.
Memory 8Gb Mushkin 1600Mhz 8-9-8-24
Video Card(s) Sapphire HD6950 2Gb
Storage OCZ Vertex 4 128 / Western Digital 160
Display(s) ASUS 25,5" wide VW266h
Power Supply Corsair HX620 modular
Software Windows 7 64
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 8800 GTS 512 G92
PNY 9600GT 512 to be replace with
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Oct 24, 2004
1,076 (0.20/day)
System Name Seriously ?
Processor Core i7 4790K @ 4.4Ghz
Motherboard MSI Z97 Gaming 5
Cooling Alpenföhne Broken 120 + 2 huge coolermaster chassis fans
Memory 2x8GB DDR3 2133Mhz Crucial Ballistix
Video Card(s) Gigabyte Geforce RTX 2070
Storage 1x Kingston SA400 128GB / 1x Crucial CT1050MX300 1TB / 1x Sandisk SSD Plus 1TB
Display(s) 40" Samsung UE40ES5500
Case Cooler Master HAF932
Audio Device(s) onboard realtek audio
Power Supply Corsair AX1200
Mouse Microsoft intellimouse optical
Keyboard Logitech K270
Software Windows 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores https://valid.x86.fr/vmb641
i went from an integrated s3 trio 32/64 4megs to my actual sli of gtx280, that pretty sum it up :)


geforce 4 mx440
geforce 5900se
ati 9800pro
ati x800gto modded to 16 pipes
nvidia 8800gt


Semi-Retired Folder
Nov 22, 2005
26,478 (5.21/day)
Indiana, USA
Processor Intel Core i7 8700K@4.8GHz(Quick and dirty)
Motherboard AsRock Z370 Taichi
Cooling Corsair H110i GTX w/ Noctua NF-A14 Fans
Memory 32GB Corsair DDR4-3000
Video Card(s) ASUS Strix GTX 1080Ti
Storage 500GB Crucial MX500 + 2TB Seagate Solid State Hybrid Drive with 480GB MX200 SSD Cache
Display(s) QNIX QX2710 1440p@120Hz
Case Fractal Design Define S
Audio Device(s) Onboard is good enough for me
Power Supply Corsair HX850
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
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)
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)

juan adames

New Member
Jan 4, 2008
38 (0.01/day)
System Name cruiser
Processor Intel quad I7 940
Motherboard gigabyte x58 Extreme
Cooling zalman 9700
Memory corsair 3x2 gig extreme pc 1600
Video Card(s) BFG Gtx295
Storage WD/ raptor 150g
Display(s) fpd2275w lcd monitor
Case thermaltake armor va8000 Bws
Audio Device(s) creative sxfi
Power Supply thermaltake t power700
Software win vista 64bit premium
my first and only card the 8800gt, and hoping to upgrade it to a 280.


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Staff member
Jan 18, 2006
21,765 (4.33/day)
Worcestershire, UK
System Name The Grey
Processor Skylake i7 6700k @ 4.6gig - 1.35V
Motherboard MSI Z170A Tomahawk
Cooling Cooler Master Seidon 240V AIO/Viper140's
Memory 16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX3000 @ 3200mhz CL15 1T
Video Card(s) Palit 8GB GTX 1070 GameRock OC Edition
Storage SkHynix SL308 120GB/CrucialM4 64GB/1TB WD Black
Display(s) LG 29inch 2560x1080 Curved Ultrawide IPS
Case Phanteks Enthoo Pro M Windowed - Gunmetal
Audio Device(s) SB Xifi Elite Pro 7.1through VideoLogic ZXR550's
Power Supply XFX Pro Black Edition 750W Gold modular
Mouse Coolermaster Storm Octane wired
Keyboard Element Gaming Carbon Mk2 Tournament Mech
Software Win 10 Home x64
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!


Knows what makes you tick
Jan 24, 2006
9,391 (1.87/day)
System Name Budget Gaming
Processor AMD FX6300
Motherboard Gigabyte 880GMA-USB3
Cooling Coolermaster Hyper 212+
Memory 8GB Ripjaws DDR3 1600
Video Card(s) HD7850 1GB
Storage 1TB Sata2
Display(s) Acer 24" LED
Case Generic black
Audio Device(s) Stock onboard
Power Supply FSP Aurum Gold 650W
Software Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
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
HD2900 Pro
HD2900 Pro
Oct 2, 2008
400 (0.10/day)
Woodstock, GA USA
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?