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colour
10-23-01, 11:56 PM
did someone already post this? i went back a few pages but didnt find it, i swore i seen it on a msg board earlier but i forget.

anyway with all this GF3TI vs RADEON8500 talk going then all of a sudden i find this

http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1288248753

i want that monster so f'ing badly, anyone know if theres any v5-6k screen shots floating around? 8x FSAA must be sweet, good old 3DFX i miss you guys.

the owner is a chick to, i wonder if shes HOT! lol...

syncmaster
10-24-01, 12:18 AM
I have see that , its one old Joke ,in fresh version .:rotfl:

drdoug99
10-24-01, 12:21 AM
that looks sweet. I dont think it's a joke Sync, as I heard 3dfx actually did make some 6000's, looks like that's one of them.

Any benchmarks? too expensive for me though.

Qwijib0
10-24-01, 01:16 AM
Originally posted by drdoug99
that looks sweet. I dont think it's a joke Sync, as I heard 3dfx actually did make some 6000's, looks like that's one of them.

Any benchmarks? too expensive for me though.

http://www.3dcenter.de/artikel/2001/01-29.php3

http://firingsquad.gamers.com/features/2000comdexpart3/page6.asp

Qwijib0
10-24-01, 01:19 AM
Hmm...when one of the leaders in the pro 3d world chooses 3dfx's chips for it's Highest end product (http://www.quantum3d.com/product%20pages/aalchemy3.html), it shows who was the best in the 3d chips market ;)

Even in it's death, 3dfx brings superiority to the world :nod:

colour
10-24-01, 01:55 AM
voodooextreme did a benchmark also, thats where i found this link.

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hmm the card in the first link is clearly not the same card...

BaLa
10-24-01, 02:25 AM
awesome card..
but just a bit on the expensive site
I'll take a Geoforce 3 anytime over that...

I was gonna say 2 but I don't thnk there are any mobos with DUAL AGP Slots out :rotfl: would kick a$$ though..
Couple of 21" LCDs on 2 Geoforce 3s with a Dual Athlon 1.2 :D

YARDofSTUF
10-24-01, 06:22 AM
theres what ATI needs to do slap on 4 GPUs! but yes i love teh v5 6k

Gaming-Module
10-24-01, 11:32 AM
That is one long card.

Qwijib0
10-24-01, 11:54 AM
Originally posted by colour
voodooextreme did a benchmark also, thats where i found this link.

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hmm the card in the first link is clearly not the same card...

it was one of the early reference designs.... but the parallel one ended up being better for some engineering reason. I tink it was because the 8-way voodoo (and yes, 3 of those exist... somewhere) had a 4 by 2 configuration.

Gandalf
10-24-01, 02:25 PM
I don't trust any cards like that...... i rather keep my GF3


:rolleyes:

Qwijib0
10-24-01, 03:34 PM
Originally posted by SpeedMan
I don't trust any cards like that...... i rather keep my GF3


:rolleyes:

You don't trust 3dfx?

the_mp3_refuge
10-24-01, 08:10 PM
Originally posted by SpeedMan
I don't trust any cards like that...... i rather keep my GF3


:rolleyes:

V5 6000 vs. GF3. Well if price wasn't a factor I'd take the V5 6000 anyday. Ohh now on ebay it's over 2 Grand but why would someone sell a card like that? I mean it's certainly in a class of its own and then it kicks ass in general. 3DFX did a lot for us when they were around. We saw the real 64MB cards with the Voodoo 5500 which probably promted ATi and nVidia to include this feature on their exsisting cards and the ones that followed. Hmm my bro needs a new vid card. I'll see how much a Voodoo 5500 is going for.

HongKongPolice
10-24-01, 08:27 PM
Why doesn't nVidia make a SLI GF3 chip?? That'll blow everything out of the water

colour
10-24-01, 08:35 PM
hmm, probably incompatible with their current core. that would f'ing rock though.

what 3DFX technology has Nvidia used so far?

Qwijib0
10-24-01, 08:36 PM
Originally posted by TigerUpperCut
Why doesn't nVidia make a SLI GF3 chip?? That'll blow everything out of the water

The vsa100 chips were designed for SLI, the GF3's sar designed as standalones... Kinda like the diff between a P4 and a P4 Xeon.

I just realized something, an 8-way VSA100 setup... 16x FSAA :eek::cool:

syncmaster
10-25-01, 02:28 AM
How many FSA my Voodoo3 3K has ? ??


:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

I love this card .
Spesialy wen playing UT .

HongKongPolice
10-25-01, 03:24 PM
Yes I know that, but shouldn't be THAT hard to design a SLI version of the GF3 chip, especially since nVidia bought 3Dfx. I guess the real problem is that the price will be WAY too high, unless nVidia can open up more fabs and start pumping out chips like theres no tomorrow....

Which could happen since they're into the chipset business too now....

terrancelam
10-25-01, 03:44 PM
Originally posted by TigerUpperCut
Why doesn't nVidia make a SLI GF3 chip?? That'll blow everything out of the water

What's SLI?

Gandalf
10-25-01, 07:39 PM
Sweet card :D :eek:

Qwijib0
10-25-01, 09:12 PM
Originally posted by terrancelam


What's SLI?

Scan Line Interleaving... essentially each chip is responsible for a portion of the screen picture.. with two chips, each chip process half the information. 4 chips, a quarter, 8 way, an eighth. Esssentially a really easy way to double, quadruple....8x performance. Becuase of limitations in external chip speed, you lose a bit of performance, but the gains are still pretty fantatstic.