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    3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    This quad VSA-100 GPU flagship graphics card was never commercially released.
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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    but will it run crysis?
    Old puter - still good enuff till I save some pennies!

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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    Quote Originally Posted by 3dcandy View Post
    but will it run crysis?
    Who Cares - it'll run Dos and 9x era games with 8X FSAA!!!

    ps I've still got my V5 5500 pci with a couple waterblocks on it

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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    What's it hash rate.

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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    So how much was the actual cost of the whole thing? I know "each VSA-100 was under US$20"... just curious

    I remember 3dfx Voodoo... think there's an old game I have and wanted to play a while back, needing this. But couldn't get the game to work.

    Quote Originally Posted by 3dcandy View Post
    but will it run crysis?
    Not likely, wasn't crysis a GeForce game? so long ago... But bet it'll happily run Half-Life


    Also, if anyone's interested, this is what happened to 3dfx:
    Last edited by Scryder; 19-02-2021 at 03:26 PM.
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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    World's first retrofuturistic graphics card?

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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    The games was actually even better back then... a thought of things to consider and look into.

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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    So many fond memories of 3DFX cards. I had my Voodoo 3 running in a server right up until it blew up in 2008 in the hosting center. So close to setting off the fire suppression system That was both a sad and rather entertaining day in my career.

    I really wanted a Voodoo 4/5 at the time, but sadly was too poor to upgrade, and the VD3 did enough of a job really. Well, it let me play half life anyway.

    This is a pretty cool, impressive project regardless!

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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    That's an impressive piece of work, and brings back the nostalgia!

    I still have a legacy PC with a Voodoo3-3000 that I keep around for old time's sake. It's an AMD K6/3-400 with 256MB PC-100 RAM adn Win98. I've still got my original Orchid Righteous 3dfx, pair of Voodoo 2's, a Voodoo 5 of some sort, and my PowerVR Apocalypse 3Dx in the bits box as well.

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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    Quote Originally Posted by QuorTek View Post
    The games was actually even better back then... a thought of things to consider and look into.
    Indeed as looks of games have become better, they have piled om all kinds of crap, so much so i find it hard to find any game to buy and play.

    Ill take a good DX8 game over anything today.

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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    Quote Originally Posted by Gentle Viking View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by QuorTek View Post
    The games was actually even better back then... a thought of things to consider and look into.
    Indeed as looks of games have become better, they have piled om all kinds of crap, so much so i find it hard to find any game to buy and play.

    Ill take a good DX8 game over anything today.
    I agree, bring back gameplay!

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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    He should have kept quiet, manufactured a few and sold them on ebay and made a fortune!

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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    Graphics firm 3dfx was a pioneer in PC 3D acceleration. Not was, but IS the Pioneer in the PC industry from about 1996.

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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

    Voodoo 2 SLI was awesome at the time..

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    Re: 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 recreated via reverse engineering

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