Direct3D team office has a Wall of GPU History

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    In the beginning, there was etch a sketch. AWESOME.
     
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    Worth $5 billion? :V
     
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    :runaway::runaway: Talisman, released 1998:runaway::runaway:
     
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    The voodoo1 was my second 3d card, minimum spec for the voodoo was a 2mb 2d card so I had
    replace my 256kb cirrus logic card first. I got a Matrox Mystique 4mb it was the second fastest 2d card
    I saw in a benchmark (2% slower than the millennium), a lot cheaper and it did 3d (sort of)
    Tomb Raider actually looked good on the mystique
    (note there were 2 versions of TR for the
    Mystique 1 for 2mb cards and one for 4mb cards)
     
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    My own, extremly minor, contribution to the wall was the artwork on the Etch A Sketch:

    GPU Wall - Etch A Sketch.jpg

    :) Someone came along and added a few extra bars to the A, proof it's impossible to resist playing with an Etch A Sketch.

    Max McMullen
    Development Manager
    Compute, Graphics, & AI Group
    Microsoft
     
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    Is that overclocked ?
     
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    This is very impressive, I'm especially jealous of that Talisman prototype :)
     
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    I wonder if the wall has a 3DO Blaster, though I guess it technically doesn't count?
     
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