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ITT: People who had a Voodoo series card or remember Glide3D

#21HighOnPhazonPosted 10/9/2013 2:13:41 PM
I have fond memories of my Voodoo 3
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#22NicodimusPosted 10/9/2013 2:19:41 PM
3DFX for the win.
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#23call of dutyPosted 10/9/2013 2:47:43 PM
I remember the voodoo banshee was the reason why I couldn't play BF1942...man did I rage hard at the computer for failing to load the level every ****ing time and not understanding why until the tech guy told me that my card was too ****. I then upgraded to a GeForce 4 and WOW EVERYTHING SO PRETTY!
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#24LordSeiferPosted 10/9/2013 3:33:06 PM
it was a sad day when I bought a voodoo2 to upgrade my computer and then went to install it and had no AGP port
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#25UberLurkerPosted 10/9/2013 5:20:38 PM
I was a bit late to the Voodoo party, my first 3Dfx card was a Voodoo3 2000... nice card, I mounted a fan on its passive cooler and was able to OC the thing to 3000 speeds.

My first 3D accelerator card was a Diamond Stealth II S220, a Rendition V2100 powered GPU. For some reason I chose to put stock in those newfangled DirectX and OpenGL APIs in lieu of Glide... apparently I had the right idea but lousy timing.
#26HappyKhickenPosted 10/9/2013 9:29:15 PM
I still have mine. I've been saving it along with a few older PC parts to build a 90's nostalgia machine.
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#27gamerdude555Posted 10/9/2013 9:31:01 PM
I had the Amiga 500
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#28The cranky hermitPosted 10/9/2013 10:00:23 PM
it was a sad day when I bought a voodoo2 to upgrade my computer and then went to install it and had no AGP port

But Voodoo 2 was a PCI card. You can't do SLI over AGP.
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#29MarikhenPosted 10/10/2013 12:40:47 AM
Actually IIRC with some cards you could do SLI/CrossFire even if one of them was AGP. It wasn't common, and it didn't show up until later in the game IIRC, but it was there.
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#30Clique_KillaPosted 10/10/2013 12:48:24 AM
I remember seeing voodoo advertisements in the back of tips and tricks magazines.
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