Old School Video Card Question

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  1. Dr. No macrumors regular

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    In fact, they also made a quad processor version (Voodoo 5 6000 if I recall correctly,) they are ridiculously rare as they were never released (as in, the cheapest I saw one for was over $1,000 US on eBay.)

    A Radeon $40 8500 will still mop the floor with it. Yeah, that's the expression I picked. So what?!



    Edit: changed 6500 to 6000

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    But my question was- can it be a Mac card and PC card at the same time??

    From those articles it looks like they produced a special "Mac Edition" of the card, and the PC and Mac cards were not interchangeable.
     
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    Yes, if a manufacturer so decided, they could make a single card that worked in both a Mac and a PC. 3dfx did make some Voodoo cards that way.

    But, you'd be better off finding a PCI Radeon. Much better. (Unless you specifically want to play an old game that has 3dfx acceleration, but not OpenGL.)
     

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