Small slice of graphics history

Discussion in '3D Hardware, Software & Output Devices' started by Rys, Aug 18, 2009.

  1. Rys

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    I've just sold my GTX 280, so I was on the hunt for a board to replace it in my PC until the real replacement arrives, and I came across the following. Excuse the dust, they've been in a friend's PC for a long time now.

    A bit of background, too:

    I was working for Hexus at the time, and I flew out to Ibiza for the R520 editors day, taking a bunch of hardware with me to do on-site benchmarking outside of the systems ATI had setup. Among the hardware was a pair of GeForce 7800 GTX reference boards. And what better to do with the green team's finest than get the red team's finest to sign the boards :D

    I remember having a really good time (Wavey and I got drunk a bit, I think!) and it was a real pleasure to meet Joe for the first time. Maybe he can give me a Ferrari of his to keep some of the stories from that trip from coming out :wink:

    I think I showed off the Huddy board in a picture at Hexus....ah, here it is :lol:

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    Anyway, the pics. Enjoy!

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    "The slow one" - priceless
     
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    lol, gold!

    I'm missing Carmacks "G70, for sure"
     
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    I resemble that remark!

    And that 7800 clearly had far too much use!
     
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    And you will continue to miss it - that was Tim Sweeney. :wink:
     
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    ah, read my user title?!

    (thanks btw)
     
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