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FX5600GT 128Mb
Utter garbage
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FX5600GT 128Mb
Utter garbage
You evidentally never had an FX5200 then .
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Worst as in worst performance? Barring integrated, probably my Radeon 7500 64mb.

Worst as in worst quality? Diamond HD4650. Friend's card actually, but the fan got stuck/gunked up/whatever somehow after a month, and now it won't spin. I attached a 120mm case fan to the tiny heatsink with rubber bands, it's holding up pretty nicely and keeps it cooler than the ~30mm fan that was on there before.
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Worst as in worst performance? Barring integrated, probably my Radeon 7500 64mb.

Worst as in worst quality? Diamond HD4650. Friend's card actually, but the fan got stuck/gunked up/whatever somehow after a month, and now it won't spin. I attached a 120mm case fan to the tiny heatsink with rubber bands, it's holding up pretty nicely and keeps it cooler than the ~30mm fan that was on there before.
the worst card i ever had was xfx hd 4650,
it died on me
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The worst one would have to be a odd Ball 9800GTX+ i bougth. The sli conector would not line up with any of my other 9800GTX + cards. I tryed to get the tri sli bridge to flex enough to fit but it wouldnt.


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The worst one would have to be a odd Ball 9800GTX+ i bougth. The sli conector would not line up with any of my other 9800GTX + cards. I tryed to get the tri sli bridge to flex enough to fit but it wouldnt.


OH! that would make me rage so much.

i've gotta say my worst graphics adapter was my ancient EGA wonder. if memory serves correctly. it was actually ati's flagship graphics card that set them on the path to where they are now. or rather where they're not.

delicious 8 bit ISA bus

heres somebodies picture of one if your slightly interested.

although i've never really disliked any of my hardware. its just the first adapter i owned.
Edited by dracotonisamond - 9/26/10 at 12:01am
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post #237 of 454
Owned an unknown video card and I don't remember seeing a fan on it...
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post #238 of 454
Probably my XFX 9800GT. Bought it cheap off craigslist but it ran 70c idle (under stock HSF) and was quite loud when gaming. I have it under water now and since the fan is gone I can hear horrible VRM/capacitor squeal from the card. Does not overclock all that well. Just an all around disappointment.
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nvidia fx 400 64 meg i think came with my first and last store bought pc a comcrap with me loaded. worst pc experience ever
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If I absolutely had to name one as my "worst", it would be my current HD4890. Hits 120*C under load at the VRM's. Even a 1Mhz overclock on it results in it being unstable. Have to keep the stupid leaf blower fan at 100% just to keep it from artifacting.
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