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I remember my good ol X1600 Pro with an AMAZING 512 megabytes of ram. Those were the days.
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Originally Posted by The Pook;15243331 
first dedicated card I owned was a 6800 Vanilla that I unlocked to a 6800GT.

ended up building a S939 rig with a A64 3000+/6800GS and volt modded/OCed that rig to until it imploded and jumped to an E6300/7600GT until that one imploded and I got a E6600 and a 7900GT.

favorite was still the 6800 Vanilla though biggrin.gif

OH EM GEE NOSTALGIA'D

Still running a socket 754 A64 3000+ with an MSI GeForce 6200 w/ turbocaching. An absolutely terrible card, but it's still running overclocked to the point of artifacting since release. I can play Spore on it... at 800x600 with the lowest settings.

ETA: And I have a socket 478 P4 1.8GHz with a GeForce FX5200 128MB AGP 4x. Awwwwwh yeahhhh. It appears to have genitalia drawn in sharpie on it. Still runs.
Edited by MKHunt - 10/9/11 at 10:01pm
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I feel like such a loser. i didn't get into PC gaming until 2010. first card I ever bought was a 5770 frown.gif
    
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Originally Posted by MKHunt;15243370 
Still running a socket 754 A64 3000+ with an MSI GeForce 6200 w/ turbocaching. An absolutely terrible card, but it's still running overclocked to the point of artifacting since release. I can play Spore on it... at 800x600 with the lowest settings.

my S939 was a Biostar TForce 6100 ... before I bought my 6800GS I used the IGP to play BF2 at 800x600 all low at about 17FPS redface.gif

Mine was your computer's little brother! biggrin.gif just the integrated version of your card haha.
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my S939 was a Biostar TForce 6100 ... before I bought my 6800GS I used the IGP to play BF2 at 800x600 all low at about 17FPS redface.gif

Mine was your computer's little brother! biggrin.gif just the integrated version of your card haha.

Ahhh the nostalgia feels awesome. Maybe some CPU-Z screens are in order. The second most powerful gfx card in this house is an FX770m (9600m equivalent) in my HP laptop.
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I feel like such a loser. i didn't get into PC gaming until 2010. first card I ever bought was a 5770 frown.gif

Wait 5 years. Trust me.
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I remember when my Nvidia Gefocre RIVA TNT2 was the bomb. I was the only one in my group of friends who had a 3D Accelerated video card at the time. They were all jealous. My next card was a Geforce4, followed by an ATI 9800Pro which I thought was awesome, then the 6800gt, then a HD4850, and now a 570GTX.
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I remember the Voodoo2. Now THAT was a great card. You could run 2 of them in Scan Line Interleave and get Quake 2 to run at 60FPS at 1024x768. Whoa!
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I remember the first time I saw a computer with a color display,

about the 6800, I remember buying the non ultra model (with 12 pipelines, 5 vertex) back in 2004, I was able to unlock the extra vetex shader, but the extra 4 pipelines were bad, it was a good card, but having only 512mb of ram and a Athlon XP didn't help, so it wasn't a great experience at the end... also only 128mb of DDR memory (at 350MHz I think)
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Apparently while I was away from home the video overclock failed and was reset.

64MB of DDR? Man this was one sweet card. Seems like it was released before 2005. I do remember being a Player Admin on America's Army versions 2.0 through 2.5 and being 100% envious of one of my clanmates who had a card with 512MB of graphics memory.
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