Post up your video card collection!!

Discussion in 'Video Cards' started by revenant, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. revenant

    revenant [H]ardForum Junkie

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    So here we go... I have more that I need to dig out of storage but here’s a lot of old video cards that I’ve collected over the years... most are functional.

    Post up your cards !!! (I know Erek has some)

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    I have two of these and the crossfire cable.
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    I fucking love this ti4200 Leadtek Winfast. I ran it for a long time.
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    A BFG 6800GT... it still works and is so shiny ;)
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  2. erek

    erek [H]ard|Gawd

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    Love it all, White PCB mobo too

    +1111 for the fallout collectible:

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  3. ZeqOBpf6

    ZeqOBpf6 Limp Gawd

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    What are they stored in? It almost reminds me of the original Playstation game boxes. Curious to see how you guys store or display them, that one picture of nine of them looks pretty cool.
     
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  4. revenant

    revenant [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Hey... Yes I have them all in display cases I got at the Container Store

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    Lucite Stand 5 inch version (scroll down)

    Turn the box so large face is forward. The older cards fit fine... I had to prop some of the ends up with small bits of tygon tubing cut to make them level.. Just make it work however. :)
     
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  5. erek

    erek [H]ard|Gawd

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    i need time to get a pic together
     
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  6. revenant

    revenant [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I have a pair of 6800Ultras sitting on a DFI LanParty NF4 expert board stored in a plexi box case and an Radeon 2900 somewhere.. I also have a fully working voodoo2 SLI rig with a gainward GF3 as the 2d card.. I need to keep inventorying my gear because holy shit I have a lot. I am turning a spare room I have into a sort of work shop with my retro PCs which will be on display and will be able to power them up and use them. I need to get some of those metal frame equipment racks!
     
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  7. revenant

    revenant [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Voodoo2 sli rig is aliiiive!!

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    Some video I shot of the same rig a while back. I love seeing that swirling 3DFX logo.. so fucking cool.

     
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  8. erek

    erek [H]ard|Gawd

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    i don't have my full collection ready yet, but i did receive my first ever 3dfx cards yesterday due to a HardForumer

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  9. revenant

    revenant [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Yup.. yours is AGP and mine is PCI.. both of mine (the box in the OP is loaded with my second 5500) are PCI actually.. I think the AGP ones are more coveted...
     
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  10. erek

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    noticed that after the fact then deleted my post, heh
     
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  11. revenant

    revenant [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Lol!!
     
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    There’s just something special about seeing a pair of 6800ultras with that LanParty sli bridge.. so many memories!!

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    Special guest... TCCD DDR with 2-2-2-5 timings at 200mhz and sometimes higher with the right voltage.
     
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    God, those 6800 ultras looked sexy in the day and they still look menacing even today! Love it.
     
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  14. erek

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    Nickel plated Heat Sink?
     
  15. revenant

    revenant [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I know right? Fuckers look bad ass.
     
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    revenant [H]ardForum Junkie

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    On the OCZ dimms?
     
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    Cleaning my garage and got all my spare GPUs in one place... Snapchat-1912106891.jpg
     
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    on the 6800 Ultras
     
  19. revenant

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    Possibly... I took them all apart at one point and those vdimm sinks were heavy.. and they have that nickel shine.
     
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  20. maxius

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    post is rated xxx for video card p0rn
     
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    I can post some pictures when I get back. Recently got an Integraph Intense 3D 100 (Rendition V1000) and a boxed Diamond Stealth II S220 (Rendition V2100).
     
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    Makes me wish I kept my old Radeon 8500.
     
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    Ahhh, the Rendition Verite, my first 3D graphics card. Quake never looked so good!
     
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    I got Erektion from all these pics
     
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    I found four more... the Gainward 6800gt is a Golden Sample and is disassembled and missing the fans ... so that will be fun to refurb if I can find the fans..

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    This Abit Siluro ti4200.. Looks new.. I need to test it. I bet it's loud. Is this the first rear exhaust card?
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    On the lower right of this BFG 6800gt a buzzer which is used for high temperature alerting apparently. I had to look that up to validate it.
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    Who doesn't like a transparent red shroud with a silver flame job and tons of copper heat pipe action under the hood? The 2900XT is still one of the best looking cards out there.
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    Finally got my collection together, all except the Daily Driver AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Engineering Sample...


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    Nice.. you have a way higher concentration of more sought after cards. :)
     
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