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#1
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List every videocard you ever owned.

2000-2003
Diamond Stealth III S540 Savage4

2003-2004
Geforce 4 MX

2004-2005
Geforce FX 5200

2005-2005
Geforce 6800

2005-2006
Geforce 7800 GTX

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I don't know the exact years, but in order:

ATI Rage IIc
Riva TNT M64
Geforce 2 MX
Geforce FX 5200
Currently: Geforce 6150 (onboard)

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1st Vid card I ever owned was a 24 MB card (can't remember the make/model), on an old 75 MHz computer. I thought I was the cat's proverbial night wear.

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I can't remember them. It wans't long ago, I;d be asking<" There are different kinds of vbdieo cards? R00fles!"...

I know that I used to have a GeForce Card.

I currently have a Radeon 9200se... that will be destroyed come when I save money to prepare for NWN (end of August)...


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Discounting some early generic brands from years & years ago...

A couple Voodoo cards (still have the VooDoo3 2000)
an early geforce2MX (it was crap & taught me not to buy 'MX'...)
geforce ti4200
geforce 6200
geforce7800gs (just bought)

maybe one or two others in there somewhere, I forget.

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- Cirrus Logic PCI VGA 1MB
- SiS 6326
- Intel i740
- GeForce2 MX
- Matrox Millennium G250
- GeForce FX5200
- GeForce 6200A *
- GeForce 6600GT
- GeForce 7800GTX *

* = currently used

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Geforce 2MX
Geforce 4
Geforce FX 5200
Geforce FX 5600XT
Geforce 6800
Radeon X850XT PE
Radeon X1900XTX

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Geforce 6600GT

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Geforce 2
Geforce 3 TI 4200 Gainward
Radeon 9500 Pro
6800GT BFG my current card until DX10/unreal/conroe comeout.

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Omitting anything too old or obscure...

GeForce 440 MX SE (I was a poor student).
Sapphire ATi Radeon 9800 Pro & Leadtek GeForce 5700 FX ULTRA
Leadtek GeForce 6800 GT
eVGA GeForce 7800 GT

The 9800 Pro was the last ATi card I'll buy until I find sufficient proof that ATi has improved their driver support.

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The 9800 Pro was the last ATi card I'll buy until I find sufficient proof that ATi has improved their driver support.

<{POST_SNAPBACK}>

Really? I found that my 9500 Pro was the greatest value I've ever had in a video card. $150 bucks for awesome performance. I even found that Kotor1 Looked better for example the light reflection off ships looked amazing at that time, I then got my 6800GT and I didn't see it anymore.

Not to say that the 6800GT doesn't have great value either. I'm finding it was an essential buy too for it has to last me another year which will be perfect!

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The 6 MB card I have in the computer right now, and the 128 MB AGP G-Force MX 4000 collecting dust in the corner.

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I've had so many cards over the years, I won't even try to catalogue all of them.

I've had rage, early geforces, and intel, but most recently I delved into the Radeon 9600, the Radeon 9800 pro, and I recently purchased the GeForce 7900GTX.

I'm a big ATi fan, but I'll try the Nvidia until the DX10 cards hit the shelves. Then I'll decide between the two.

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-Non-existant intergrated kind
-GeForce 2 MX
- Radeon 9600 Pro

;)

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Creative Geforce MX 32MB - that was way back when those were actually good

Creative Geforce 4200Ti 64MB

Sapphire ATI Radeon 9600XT 128MB - Wasn't the greatest purchase i've ever made. In addition to being almost a nonupgrade compared to the awesome GeForce 4200Ti it also overheated after 15 minutes of gaming cause it had passive cooling. I took it back, paid some extra, and got myself my current gaming card

Club3D ATI RADEON x800 PRO 256MB - not exactly high end these days but hey it has served me well for almost two years :p

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Geforce 4600Ti 128 MB
Radeon 9800 Pro 128 MB
Geforce 7800 GS 258 MB

I also own a 3DFx Voodoo 5500 64 MB for nostalgic reasons.

The best card I've had was the 9800 Pro. It was only a few months ago that I upgraded to thew 7800 GS and I've never had as many problems with a video card as I've had with this one. Showing movies is a nightmare, graphical glitches in new games (Tombraider: Legend being the worst!) and the GPU fan sounds like a vacuum cleaner when it reaches top speed. Not to mention that I can't seem to get over the blurry picture (compared to the 9800 Pro). Don't get me wrong, I love the performance of it, but I will probably switch back to ATI in a few months.

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GeForce 4 MX440 64MB - This was an awesome little card despite the MX label. Worth much, much more than what I paid for it.

ATi Radeon 9600XT 128MB - Using it right now, a really great card but it's showing it's age.

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Was on a GeForce4 440 Go in Inspiron 8200.

Now on desktop with Radeon X800XL

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The best card I've had was the 9800 Pro. It was only a few months ago that I upgraded to thew 7800 GS and I've never had as many problems with a video card as I've had with this one. Showing movies is a nightmare, graphical glitches in new games (Tombraider: Legend being the worst!) and the GPU fan sounds like a vacuum cleaner when it reaches top speed. Not to mention that I can't seem to get over the blurry picture (compared to the 9800 Pro). Don't get me wrong, I love the performance of it, but I will probably switch back to ATI in a few months.

<{POST_SNAPBACK}>



Your problems sound odd. You have the newest Nvidia drivers right? Blurry picture in games or desktop?

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Voodoo 3
Riva TNT 2(or whatever it was)
Geforce Ti 4800 se




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