Whatever happened to cool physical graphics on the graphics cards themselves?

Discussion in 'Video Cards' started by IceDigger, Oct 2, 2018.

  1. cybereality

    cybereality [H]ardness Supreme

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    Yes, there was a King Kong game. It was a sort of janky first person shooter. I played the demo on XB360, didn't seem very good.

     
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  2. matt_to_the_max

    matt_to_the_max Limp Gawd

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    Here is my ATI X1900XT.
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  3. cybereality

    cybereality [H]ardness Supreme

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    I love how she has armor all over, but the "bra" looks like it's painted on. Is that SFW?
     
  4. SamirD

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    I just ran with the previous poster, but you're welcome to post the comparison as I'm sure we'd find it interesting. :)
     
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  5. SamirD

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    And this really makes sense with something like the 20xx where no-one has any ray tracing stuff to take full advantage of the capabilities.
     
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    kamikazi Limp Gawd

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    Yeah, I guess it does. Gilius Thunderhead FTW. Screw the magic!
     
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  8. {NG}Fidel

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    Most of them weren't women but warrior men, I'm still with you though. I avoided all those ugly gpus and while it was still ok to do i went reference.
     
  9. Comixbooks

    Comixbooks Ignore Me

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    Fap material like when the Punisher Max series came out someone said Sex and Violence isn't necessarily considered mature content.
     
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  12. IceDigger

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    Those are just FUGLY!
     
  13. spine

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    It's certainly a new low!

    Can't wait for Colorful to think there's market for a girly pink edition... :ROFLMAO:
     
  14. Aluminum

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    Hot damn those are hideous.

    Personally I like lower key but nice stuff like the LE/FE vegas. The blower itself is meh but the look is great. If you look at the nicer waterblocks they tend to have more subdued themes as well.

    The "off-gold" is a tacky color but the plain annodized and crazy new dye blue FE are really nice. (side note - someone needs to do a fancy sportscar with that color)
     
  15. greenman

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    Step 1, buy an air paint gun
     
  16. Jandor

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    Happened gay stuff.:eek:
     
  17. doughead

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    I remember my ATI 4870X2 was so darn hot the picture label actually peeled off and curled outwards after using for some time. That was the last time I bought a GPU with the reference "one fan/blow outside the case" design. Glad that Nvidia's own cards now come with 2 fans but I'm not too sure about AMD's.
     
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    Holy fuck.
     
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  19. NickJames

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    Ooooh that 9600XT brings me back. First PC I ever built used one along with an AMD Athlon 64.
     
  20. Zepher

    Zepher [H]ipster Replacement

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    That was the first card I bought specifically for gaming. I had built quite a few PC's before I got that card, but they used Trident cards, S3 cards, and ATI All-in Wonder cards.
     
  21. maro

    maro Limp Gawd

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    I so regret being late to this party, but here's a few:

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    unfortunately it outlasted BFG before it died so no lifetime warranty. This one has the distinction of being resurrected via oven baking. Didn't last long tho and died again

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    creepy guy-reaching-under-bathroom-stall box....

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    This HSF was awful so it was replaced with a Zalman. The card still works.

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    ECS GTS 250