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Is the Mac Voodoo 5 PCI worth $181?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by Jakeman, Nov 25, 2000.

  1. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    I need some opinions. I already have a Radeon but I wouldn't mind having a Voodoo 5 as a secondary card for Glide games. The price just went down to $239 on them... but my cost is now $181. Ya think it's worth it?

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    Dude yeah ... for that price definitly I have one and I was compairing it to my friends GeForce 2 GTS and mine looked much better... now that may just be my oppinion but hey... try it for yourself

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  3. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    I would really really really like the FSAA. The Radeon will supposedly support it but the Voodoo's FSAA technology is better I think.

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    half the demo machines at MWNY crashed every few minutes, the V5's seem to cause bus problems
     
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    Voodoo FSAA=hardware
    Radeon FSAA=software

    Hardware FSAA performs much better. It is faster and less fritzy. [​IMG]

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    Dont forget that when they were shown at mw there were still in their beta drivers, and for 181 dollars i might ask for one for x-mas.

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    Yeah... I have had one since they came out, and I only had a few problems right at the begining... They are getting much nicer every driver revision and unlike ATI, 3DFX seems to listen to the people and fix things as quick as possible

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