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Diamond Stealth64 VRAM S3-964 VLB/PCI
Diamond Stealth 3D 2000 S3-ViRGE PCI
3dfx Voodoo2 1000
Geforce 2 MX200
Geforce 4 MX440
GeForce GTX 285
This does not include various onboard graphics
as a side note I still have all these cards too.
the 440 and 285 are being used so no photos
so I guess my upgrade path is between every 3-6 years

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post #32 of 194
Whatever was in IBM 80/86
Whatever was in Gateway2000 233mhz
Whatever onboard in HP AMD Athlon 1ghz
ATI 7000
FX5500 pci
7600GT
2x7600GT's
7900GS
2x7900GS's
7950x2
8800GTS 320mb
2x8800GTS 320mb
8800GS
2x8800GS's
8800GTS 512mb
2x8800GTS 512mb
GTX260
GTX275
2x3870's

Also on a side note I have an X1300 All in wonder card, x1650 512mb, and a 7200le that have never been main gaming.
post #33 of 194
X300->HD 2600 pro->HD 3870x2->HD 4890->Crossfire HD 5850's
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post #34 of 194
ATI ??? 8mb
ATi Rage 128mb
Elsa Erazor X
ATi Mobility Radeon X700 (laptop)
XFX NVidia 8500GT
NVidia 9800GT.

This was a period of over 9-10 years, from when I was a little kid playing flash games.
Edited by Drift0r - 11/2/09 at 11:10pm
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post #35 of 194
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by lemans81 View Post
Whatever was in IBM 80/86
Whatever was in Gateway2000 233mhz
Whatever onboard in HP AMD Athlon 1ghz
ATI 7000
FX5500 pci
7600GT
2x7600GT's
7900GS
2x7900GS's
7950x2
8800GTS 320mb
2x8800GTS 320mb
8800GS
2x8800GS's
8800GTS 512mb
2x8800GTS 512mb
GTX260
GTX275
2x3870's

Also on a side note I have an X1300 All in wonder card, x1650 512mb, and a 7200le that have never been main gaming.
You've been around this block a few times, haven't you?
post #36 of 194
TNT2 > Geforce2 MX400 > Geforce FX5500 + ATI RADEON X200 > Geforce 8800GT SC Ed. > Fermi.
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post #37 of 194
RageTheaterPro -> Geforce 2 -> Geforce 3 Ti -> ATI 9000 PRO integrated -> Geforce 6600 GT -> Geforce 6800 -> 3870 X2 Quad-CF -> ATI HD 4870 X2
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post #38 of 194
Some onboard thing? -> Geforce MX4000 -> Geforce FX5200 -> Asus x300se -> eVGA 7600gt -> Sapphire x1950xt -> Sapphire 4870 1gb -> Crossfire 4870 1gb (then I sold the second) -> Sapphire 5870 Vapor-X (coming in the mail)
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post #39 of 194
laptop 9700 i think -> X600 -> 3870 (best jump ever) -> 8800GT -> 4850 -> 8800GT -> soon to be a 4890 crossfire (i hope)
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post #40 of 194
Very short for me, only been in the game for 5 or so years.

7900GT -> 2900PRO -> 4870 (when it arrives)
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