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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    3dfx

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    Not as old as everyone else, it was a passively cooled Asus Radeon HD 5450 1GB DDR3.

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    First separate card I bought - Matrox Millenium 4MB

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    Trident TVGA9000 512k ISA card.

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    Some noname Trident ISA card. It wasnt even a windows accelerator. But ar least it could handle 256 colours. Sometimes.
    A Tseng 6000 after a while was such a beast!
    Anybody remembers the Landmark speed test?
    Ah the early 90s

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    The first one I actually bought was a GeForce 2 MX something. First one I used was something like the ATI 3D Rage.

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    Had something in prebuilts first but iirc the one I first bought was a geforce 3 500 series, I think, it was back around 2001, so really can't remember much about it lol.

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    Quote Originally Posted by Csikasz View Post
    Anybody remembers the Landmark speed test?
    Ah the early 90s
    This computer preforms like a 473Mhz AT with a 562Mhz 80287 or something like that

    My Trident was good enough for DOS just about but Windows was very bad, I remember the Tseng cards being silly expensive at the time so ended up with a Cirrus Logic CL-GD5424 1MB VLB as the replacement.

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    First card I actually bought was a Guillemot Maxi Gamer Phoenix Banshee PCI Voodoo card.

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    S3 Trio64 upgraded to 2MB of RAM. Those sweet 16bit colors, man.

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    My first brand new and shiny card was GeForce 2 MX and it was glorious. Before that was a range of 2nd or 3rd hand Riva 128's, TNT's, 3Dfx and whatnot. To think I gamed more then than I do with my current 2070 Super. It seems as my system gets more powerful I use it less :-p

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    Can't remember the exact model - it was Genoa Legacy III series 512kb card
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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    Trident VGA card.
    The 1st 3D one was an S3 Virge.

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    Matrox millennium and shortly after that a vodoo card, for a really kick ass system.

    I am not able to recall what GFX was in my 66 and 266 MHZ machines, but they was also fully build machines i never expanded on ( as far as i can remember )

    The 2 cards was later replaced by a geforce 2 GTS.

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    Noname card with Chips & Technologies 82C451 GPU!

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    Re: QOTW: What was the first graphics card you purchased?

    Well I had an IBM Luggable with a CGA card and Orange screen in the mid 80's - I started building my own in the late 80's. I recall buying an ATI Wonder in the 90's but the first VGA card was probably a Trident.

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