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post #11 of 23
Wow i remeber my voodoo 3 3000 16mb card. halflife 1 never looked so good coming from software rendeing. Unreal ran on 3dfx glide instead on directx or opengl
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post #12 of 23
wow i should be ashamed then my uncle gave me this card when i was like 16 and i totally destroyed it because i didn't know what it did. i still have the driver CD in my closet
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post #13 of 23
3dfx is pro. That's all you need to know.
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post #14 of 23
Oh yeh, and the reason why you might be seeing them talked about a lot lately is I think someone made some drivers for them or something.
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post #15 of 23

Fairly sure VooDoo is still around, not sure if they still run custom GPU's in their rigs/laptops anymore. I do remember they got a huge bound of recognition for appearing in the show massively popular amongst gamers, Pure Pwnage.

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I still enjoyed my Riva TNT 2, still have it in a box somewhere.
     
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post #17 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Reflux View Post
Fairly sure VooDoo is still around, not sure if they still run custom GPU's in their rigs/laptops anymore. I do remember they got a huge bound of recognition for appearing in the show massively popular amongst gamers, Pure Pwnage.

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Voodoo PC =/= 3DFX Voodoo
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post #18 of 23
3dfx pioneered SLI and also got bought out by Nvidia.
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post #19 of 23

some interesting stuff













external power adapter for the card
this card was never released, the voodoo 5 6000

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post #20 of 23
They screwed themselves over when they decided to start making and selling their own brand of cards. More and more companies started focusing on ATI/nVidia because 3Dfx was undercutting them(selves).

Loved my Voodoo banshee. After that stupid OpenGL mini driver they had got sorted out, could run Quake 2 at 1024x768 at 30fps. Looked so good.

Also remember the Final Fantasy 7 demo that came with PC Gamer only worked on 3Dfx cards. Traded in my PS1 copy towards the PC version when it came out.
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