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GeForce 8800GTX/Ultra
GeForce 8800GT

These cards get my vote. There is a reason the 8 Series is legendary.
    
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post #82 of 89
Wow, some good nominations in there. I will have to go with:
Radeon 9700. It was the 1st card I knew the name of and I still have a mobile one in my laptop. Great card with long legs.

GeForce 6600GT My #2 choice
GeForce 8800GTX/Ultra/GT Good strong card, but not stand out.
Radeon HD4870, I would say 4850 or 4770 are better choices in that generation.
 
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4870X2- as said before, it set the standard for dual gpu cards
    
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8800GTX ULTRA then the GTX 460 (465 killer )
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4870X2- as said before, it set the standard for dual gpu cards
What about the 7900GX2, 7950GX2, 3850X2, and 3870X2?
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GeForce 8800GTX/Ultra
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GeForce 256.

Although released in 1999, just slightly outside the 10 year mark, I think it truly revolutionized the graphics card market. It was the first ever GeForce card, introduced the T&L engine, and was the first Direct3d 7.0 compliant card.

It also finally sent Voodoo to the grave in the high end graphics card market.
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Radeon 9700. ATI finally was able to compete with Nvidia when the 9500/9700/9800 cards came out.
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What about the 7900GX2, 7950GX2, 3850X2, and 3870X2?
4870X2 offered amazing performance for the price. it held the performance crown @ higher resolutions for a while too. 9800GX2 and GTX295 were overpriced and the 4870X2 was offering similar performance for lower price! every1 wins!

im putting another vote for 4870X2 and im going to vote HD3300 IGP featured in 790GX chipset. if youve ever owned a 790GX, you gotta love it!
it was pretty beast for an IGP when i had my Biostar TA790GX 128M. it maxed out SWBF2 with no AA at 1024x768 and yes...it could run crysis.
it was the best backup GPU ive ever had
    
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