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Originally Posted by hodgoes2001;13213970 
Also what was the max SLI for the voodoo 2 again?

2/4/way

2 way on reff cards
4way on nun reff cards

surrimugge_quantum3d_mercury_001.jpg
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 4/21/11 at 5:40am
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post #22 of 38
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Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo;13214016 
2/4/way

2 way on reff cards
4way on nun reff cards

surrimugge_quantum3d_mercury_001.jpg

it is funny how thing never really change i guess...

quad SLI was more then enough back then....

still is now...

it was quite amazing back then to thing of running 4 cards....

it was like... "OMG I AM GOING TO NEED A 300 WATT PSU!!!"
post #23 of 38
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Originally Posted by hodgoes2001;13214070 
it is funny how thing never really change i guess...

quad SLI was more then enough back then....

still is now...

it was quite amazing back then to thing of running 4 cards....

it was like... "OMG I AM GOING TO NEED A 300 WATT PSU!!!"

the Mercury system stock psu was like 425w
you had a Mercury card?
wouldn't you have the Mercury system too with that stock psu


look at what the card can do
[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQm7Z6n0WQk[/ame]
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 4/21/11 at 5:55am
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post #24 of 38
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Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo;13214090 
the Mercury system stock psu was like 425w
you had a Mercury card?
wouldn't you have the Mercury system too with that stock psu


look at what the card can do
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQm7Z6n0WQk

probably....

it was a long time ago... don't really remember all the details...

to much new info
post #25 of 38
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Originally Posted by hodgoes2001;13214132 
probably....

eek.gif
how
they weren't retail

did you run off with one when you left the military
there went sold to the public back then
just the military for training simulation and whatnot
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 4/21/11 at 6:05am
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post #26 of 38
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eek.gif
how
they weren't retail

did you run off with one when you left the military
there went sold to the public back then
just the military for training simulation and whatnot

i wasn't military...

my friends uncle was...

i m only 25 tongue.gif

he got me a computer back in the day...

Aussie military is a bit more relaxed with tech if they think it is going to there people...

That said.. it is almost midnight here... bed time me thinks

i think i still have the old PC in the shed somewhere...

i will have a look for it in the morning
post #27 of 38
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Originally Posted by hodgoes2001;13214417 
i wasn't military...

my friends uncle was...

i m only 25 tongue.gif

he got me a computer back in the day...

Aussie military is a bit more relaxed with tech if they think it is going to there people...

That said.. it is almost midnight here... bed time me thinks

i think i still have the old PC in the shed somewhere...

i will have a look for it in the morning

not sure it Australia used them
If I recall quantum3d makes systems for the u.s. only

if you do have it, can I have it
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post #28 of 38
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Also what was the max SLI for the voodoo 2 again?

yup... all i will say is... it is who you know ....


i have run 60Hz 3d Surround (borrowed mate's glasses)

had to lower some settings from max...

but i think with 3 cards it wouldn't be a issue...

so like i said...

no TRI SLI is all you need tongue.gif

I will vouch that Tri Sli 480s is not enough at all. Once you bump up to 1600p tri sli 480s struggle to produce acceptable or even playable framerates. This is where 4 way sli 3gb 580s come in, not even quad sli 590s can handle 3x 1600p monitors in surround flawlessly
 
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I will vouch that Tri Sli 480s is not enough at all. Once you bump up to 1600p tri sli 480s struggle to produce acceptable or even playable framerates. This is where 4 way sli 3gb 580s come in, not even quad sli 590s can handle 3x 1600p monitors in surround flawlessly

dah i knew i was forgetting something...
post #30 of 38
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Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo;13213329 
no
but 3dfx has 8/16 way tongue.gif
quantum3d-aalchemy8164-1.jpg

those metal towers are how it gets its power
and transfers data to the other card

Aaaah .. 3DFX - How I miss them - they were really ahead of their time smile.gif
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