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Obi-Wan Kenobi
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Posted - 10/03/2021 :  00:09:32  Show Profile  Visit Obi-Wan Kenobi's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Hey all

Well that has been a while that I posted something new in here, even I almost forgot I had an account going on over here haha my bad for that tho, been busy running x-3dfx and the Boeing 747 Community at FB

So yea after all the years that has past 3dfx never actually left me, o I thought time fora rebuild, but with different parts different chipset and something nice for my favored 3dfx card of all time the 3dfx Voodoo3 3500 TV AGP 16MB, the card I have is mint in box an it's a Rev.A 3199,means it was made in Week 31 of Year 1999.

Here the EPoX EP-8K7A+ mainboard with it's AXP 2200+ T-Bred & 2x 1GB PC-2700 Kingston DDR Ram @ PC-2100:

High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/axp2200inep-8k7apkj57.jpg

So here's the specs of this particular system:

Sveta 2002

AMD AthlonXP 2200+ Thoroughbred-A, 1 Core @ 1.8Ghz
EPox EP-8K7A+ AMD 761 Chipset with Via 686B SB
2x 1GB PC-2700 Kingston @ PC-2100 266Mhz DDR
3dfx Voodoo3 3500 TV AGP 16MB Rev.A 3199
Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy2 ZS Platinum Pro
Mitsubishi Electronics LS-120 F200 Super Floppy Drive
1x Seagate Barracuda V 80GB 7200 RPM Main disk
1x Seagate Barracuda V 120GB 7200 RPM Game Disk
Belkin 5 port NEC USB 2.0 PCI Card
3-Com 3C905C-TX-M PCI Ethernet Adapter 10/100Mbit
LH HD-DVD Drive 16x / 40x
BTO Plusdeck 2c Cassette Tape Convertor/Player/Recorder Drive
Antec True Power 550 Watt PSU
Addtronics 6896A Entry Level Server Tower
Compaq S710 17" Blackshade CRT from 2001
Reso @ 1024x768x32 ! 85Hz | 0.22.5 Dot Pitch
1995 Roland E-14 Keyboard

Win2K Pro + SP4 & RU1 for SP4
AmigaSport 3.0 by AmigaMerlin from 3dfxzone.it
Latest 3dfx Tools for V3 3500 TV AGP


High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/sveta2002mainp5jlk.jpg

Here the side with the fan removed:

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https://abload.de/img/sveta2002sidefanremovovjgb.jpg

Here the side reattached:

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https://abload.de/img/firstbootallgoodb5ykxy.jpg

All fans in the system and all the parts I neatly cleaned , made them like new again:

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https://abload.de/img/newcpucoolerm5j2b.jpg

All looking pretty at night too

High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/firstbootallgoodcl2ky6.jpg

Here the mint in box 3dfx Voodoo3 3500 TV AGP 16MB Rev.A 3199

High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/3dfxvoodoo33500tvagp1xakhk.jpg

Here some pics of this lovely card:


High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/tvtiunerconnectors0yk7x.jpg


High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/v33500tvrearangled8yky5.jpg


High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/v33500tvheadshotj9jf1.jpg

Here some fun shots I did with my Gemini jets PAA B7347-121 and this 3dfx Voodoo3 3500 TV AGP 16MB Rev.A 3199

High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/paab747-121v33500tvagxgjjj.jpg

this last one I also chose to be used as main wallpaper of this system, PAA's B747-121 the N134PA from 1969 and the 3dfx Voodoo3 3500 TV AGP 17MV Rev.A 3199 from 1999, both great pieces of history yet only 30 years apart.

High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/panam3dfxp9ki3.jpg

Here the main desktop with that wallpaper in use:

High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/win2kprostartmenu5tk56.jpg


And here the sound card not to forget, the Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy2 ZS Platinum Pro aka the SB0360:< which I bought frome my friend SWZZR from Adelaide, South Australia for 100 AUSD which is roughly 48 euros or 60 USD :) A steam ofa deal fora Complete Audigy2 ZS Platinum pro

Here the top side of the card:

High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/a3zspproejzke3.jpg

Rear view, PCB date = 2703, it was made during week 27 of year 2003:

High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/a3zspproffejdc.jpg

Here the external cable that feeds power to the external IO Drive & Remote Control Device:

High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/a3zspprob5yjqj.jpg

Here the external IO drive front view:

High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/a3zspprocxujaj.jpg

Here the external IO drive rear view:

High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/a3zspprodfxjnd.jpg

And Reggy The EPoX Mascot of course my oldest T.rex toy from 1987, which wa s made in 1985, Reggy has to be a part of this beauty!

High-Res:
https://abload.de/img/epoxmascotbjkor.jpg

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Edited by - Obi-Wan Kenobi on 10/03/2021 00:36:17

Glide
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Posted - 23/04/2021 :  20:53:24  Show Profile  Visit Glide's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Hi Obi,

many thanks for sharing both info and photos :).

Your build is pretty (wallpaper included), and the 3dfx Voodoo3 3500 TV is the added value of course ;).

I'm hoping to read you again soon.

Bye bye

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Obi-Wan Kenobi
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Posted - 24/04/2021 :  12:43:23  Show Profile  Visit Obi-Wan Kenobi's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Glide

Hi Obi,

many thanks for sharing both info and photos :).

Your build is pretty (wallpaper included), and the 3dfx Voodoo3 3500 TV is the added value of course ;).

I'm hoping to read you again soon.

Bye bye


Hey Glide yea , I thought yea why not make something new, even that this build has been with me for about one year now I think :)


Next build will be an AMD Alot A build with the AMD 751/751 Irongate Chipset, still a work in progress though, once completed I will make a noew post for that one :)

Matrox G400 AGP 32MB Dual Head with 2x V2 12MB something in that direction.

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