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The easy solution would be to upgrade, replacing the aging budget i integrated video solution with a newer video card. As simple as this sounds, it turned out to be a daunting task for i owners. Aug 2, Jul 31, Question Is it worth to get an RTX card with a virtuallink connector? These voodoo 5500 generally had a short life expectancy, and were largely incompatible with various motherboards at the time. Initial models had the chips mounted in the arrangement seen in the photograph, but this required a PCB with eight circuitry layers most GeForce 2 cards were four-layer, while the Voodoo 5 was six-layer and would have been unreasonably expensive.


All of the later revisions had the four chips mounted in a row. I ended up throwing my Voodoo's away accidentally. Ah well. Still have my Voodoo 5 mousepad though. KrenumVoodoo 5500 1, Apr 1, 3.

Voodoo 5 5500 is worth the big bux!

They had a more limited memory bus, but they had the FPU grunt for games. Last edited: Jun 23, Joined Sep 26, Messages 0. The voodoo 5500 on those old cpus would totally warp the main board. Voodoo 5500 it comes to 3dfx cards, it's all about the value to collectors.

Voodoo 5 5500 AGP

This leads to a doubling of the card's fill rate, which is directly linked to the maximum achievable frame rate, and hence in-game performance. If there was a prize for the most ludicrous graphics card design, 3dfx would probably win it - the Voodoo 5 is truly a monster. The last quarter of the board has a few hefty components on it that help to regulate the power supply to the board, most likely for the two fans that keep the VSA's voodoo 5500. All of 3dfx's hard work has gone into producing the VSA chip, formerly code-named Napalm.

The VSA stands for Voodoo Scaleable Architecture, with the probably indicating that it is the first generation of voodoo 5500 chip - Voodoo 5500 wouldn't be surprised to see VSA and at some point So what does 3dfx's new chip offer? Get something beefy, like a GF4-TI. Don't eat stuff off a 15 year old never cleaned cpu cooler.

Those cakes make you sick BarbaricSoul said:. Aside from the GPU, that system was given to me by my gaming clan. So one day when I wasn't online, they apparently had a discussion, and several guys decided to send voodoo 5500 their old parts they had laying around.

The gesture about floored me. In such a situation, the Voodoo5 would have the clear advantage from the standpoint of raw power. Voodoo 5500Apr 1, Apr 1, 2.

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Messages: 15, Joined: Apr 29, I ended up throwing my Voodoo's away accidentally. Ah well. Our mods sort of look similar since I used the same brand of fans. I bought the cheaper aliminum though, and lapped the bottoms first. I also plugged the fans into the V5's fan headers, as you can see in the last pic I should clean up that wiring eventually. Hey Cthulu8u, nice funky looks burgundy color Is it cool enough at 5 volt via the Voodoo 5500 5 conectors?? Log in Don't have an account? What does this mean?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Voodoo5 ReviewFiringsquad, Categories : 3dfx Interactive Video cards. From pre-release to final release product, the Voodoo has impressed us an exceptional 3D Graphics Accelerator.The Voodoo 5 was the last and most powerful graphics card line that 3dfx Interactive released. All members of the family were based upon the VSA graphics.


3dfx Voodoo 5 AGP - Original Owner with dated voodoo 5500 receipt. 1pc used 3DFX VOODOO5 AGP.

"This is an original 3dfx Voodoo 5 AGP video card.

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