3dfx cigarette matches

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  1. erek

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  2. Crosshairs

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    Smoker??? you would have to be a crack smoker to pay that price...:)
     
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  3. catogtp

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    $50 for couple packs of matches, some stickers and a few other things, wtf. I need to clean out my basement apparently.
     
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  4. Skillz

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    Hell, I need to start printing 3DFX logos on match boxes, stickers, pens and keychains.
     
  5. DejaWiz

    DejaWiz Oracle of Unfortunate Truths

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    Kinda neat, and brings back some memories.

    I have a friend that wrote drivers for Quantum3D 3Dfx products between 99-00. He packed up and moved his family out to Silicon Valley (Milpitas), then promptly had to move back when 3Dfx swan dived into the void and Q3D immediately transitioned to nVidia products, so they had no more use for their 3Dfx-oriented specialist personnel.
     
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  6. gdonovan

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    All original promo stuff from my collection, wait till a few other items hit on Sunday.
     

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  7. erek

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    heh, looking forward to it based on your teaser... amazing
     
  8. gdonovan

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    Currently sitting in my workshop, there are 56 VSA-100 chips in this picture alone, and 3 Voodoo 3 chips.

    I may have amassed a few things since I started collecting 2 decades ago.
     

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  9. gdonovan

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    Some pictures for the HardForum members, maybe Kyle will fire off a fresh picture of the Intel revision he has (or had) I chased after it for months before I landed one elsewhere.

    You are looking at the beginning of the VSA-100 family and the end. The little AGP board is the earliest known VSA-100 with a PCB date of 1999, 42nd week. Works great and one of the few with 64mb of ram. I actually have a later revision with 64 mb too.

    Next up is the "clamshell" PCI board used for chip testing purposes, it is 2 weeks newer than the AGP board. I'm told that socket is stupidly expensive.

    The V5-6000 with the Intel bridge chip is a 2000, 7th week of manufacture. I honestly don't recall if it fully works or not but with such a rare revision you really don't care.

    The other V5-6000 is a 2000, 37th week, fully reworked and sports a 3dfx heatsink that was prototype and only 1 of 2 known to exist and I was crazy enough to actually use it. It has a notch cut out for the BIOS chip, it was originally spec'd for the Intel bridge chip board.

    And you have an AAlchemy board which were the last to use a VSA-100 chip in production, Quantum3D had them for sale I think till as late as 2004.

    Those pictured are not for sale aside from maybe the AAlchemy which is the one I think I have listed on Ebay.

    Gary
     

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    Coming to an auction soon..
     
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  11. M76

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    Cool, but I Think if I order custom made matches with the logo it will be cheaper.
     
  12. gdonovan

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    I doubt the matchbooks are the big draw and promo stuff doesn't come up too often. There is more (lots actually) but not stuff I'm willing to part with at this time.
     
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  13. erek

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    what about a Voodoo 4200?
     
  14. gdonovan

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    Nothing I would part with.
     

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