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M.Brane
04-17-2002, 02:20 AM
Sorry but I couldn't resist. Guess that means I have to say something about gaming hardware. http://macgurus.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

I love my Voodoo5 with UT. Too bad about 3dfx. they had a good thing going. haven't been playing as much lately. I'm on my third trip through the tournament and Xan is kicking my ass! http://www.macgurus.com/ubb/eek.gif

lasvegas
04-17-2002, 04:30 AM
I found this excellent article (http://www.techtite.com/WWWrong/Wwwrong6.html) explaining what went wrong to put 3DFX out of business and in the basement of their primary competitor...

Hmmm... I guess if I were using a Mac for my Mame Cabinet, this would be an ideal forum to discuss it! http://macgurus.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

rwm
04-17-2002, 02:10 PM
Hey M

Please read your email. I think 3dfx and VooDoo cards kicked butt too.

Randy

[This message has been edited by rwm2 (edited 17 April 2002).]

lasvegas
04-17-2002, 03:52 PM
No doubt! I loved my Voodoo3 card. I imagine if 3DFX had started out supporting Macs they may have had enough market to stay in the running. Everyone always assumes that 10% market isn't worth the bother. I'm sure Ford would love an extra 10% of the car market!