Ugly GPUs

Discussion in 'Video Cards' started by rgMekanic, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. doubletake

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  2. Skylinestar

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    IMO, the Arctic Cooling coolers were sexy af. Imagine the light blue in UV glow.
     
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    this is one fantastic thread
     
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    I still have one :p

    I think my brother in law sold my mom a computer and when it died I kept the card because I thought the heatsink is pretty cool.

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  8. erek

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    scope this beauty out:

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  9. pendragon1

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    re-read the title of the thread. I dont think you get it ;)
     
  10. Will V

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    Had this one, not as outrageous as others but remember thinking as a 16 year old... why the hell do I need mermaid tits on my video card? geforce%206800%20gt.png
     
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  11. erek

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    i definitely get it, but just being defiant
     
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  14. Kwaz

    Kwaz Whine & Cheezy

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    You should remove that heatsink and put it on a gold chain :ROFLMAO:
     
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  15. Johnx64

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    Not bad :p

    All around [H]forum I bling bling... MSI on my chain, bling bling...

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  16. horrorshow

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    If that's for real, it is the G'est thing I have ever seen.
     
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    Wow there playboy I ain't no gay. :ROFLMAO:


    It's not physical attached to my necklace just holding on.

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  18. Kwaz

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    That's fucking epic
     
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    That Chaintech Apogee was actually kind of cool looking when it was powered on.. lots of blue led action under the gold shrowd.
     
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  22. Ihaveworms

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    How about this year of the pig GPU

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    To fight the Palit frog
     
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    just because theyre old doesn't mean they are ugly...
     
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    I thought it was meant as "G"...as in Gangsta.
     
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    You are correct sir
     
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    I hated the lesser ti4200s with their rectangular memory chips :D That particular one though, they made no efforts at all to make it look good.
     
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    Ugly memory .... that is when you get out the hack saw, arctic silver, super glue, and cover them. :)
    Cannot remember how much higher this Radeon 9500 could OC after affixing the sinks. But it was pretty significant.

    The game underneath is a whole other matter. What a big disappointment that was.

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  32. euskalzabe

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    My 6600 looked exactly like this. I don't care how many Nalus you put there, it's still a cheap, tacky AF sticker.

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    that sticker was on most 6600 and 6800 cards, and they made a ton of those. That was just how it was back then. Could have been worse.

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  35. IdentityCrisis

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    Them's some ugly GPUs. Don't know whats going on with that XFX post above, but man, for the number of cases with windows, why would they make that?
     
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    i'm sure it's already been posted but this was by far the ugliest gpu i ever owned(picture isn't mine). i still have it in a box some where just without the fans and fan covers since the fans died after about a year or so, had a to jerry rig a loud ass 80mm fan to it.
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    I always wanted one on the basis that 2 tiny ass fans must be better than 1 tiny ass fan (the standard back then). Not to mention the size of the aluminum heatsink was probably enough to run it passively.
     
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    it could idle passively but even 1% gpu load on it instant crash since back then case cooling was damn near non existent compared to what it is now.
     
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