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WANTED: Creative 3D Blaster PCI

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    WANTED: Creative 3D Blaster PCI

    Looking for this card. Please PM me if you have one available.

    #2
    Got a model number? I'm staring at a CT4870 here, it's PCI but I don't know if it's what you're looking for.
    Reach me: vcfblackhole _at_ protonmail dot com.

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      #3
      ct4870 is a SOUND card. I think he is looking for the 3dfx banshee voodoo VIDEO card.
      It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.

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        #4
        There were different models that used chipsets from different vendors; Nvidia, 3Dfx and S3 to name a few.
        Current systems owned by me:
        Vintage:IBM PC/XT submodel 087 ( 1983 ), [Kon]tiki-100 rev. C (1983), Compaq Portable I ( 1984 ), IBM PC/XT submodel 078 ( 1985 ), IBM PC/XT286 ( ~1986 ), 3x Nintendo Entertainement Systems ( 1987 ).
        Obsolete:Commodore A500 ( ~1990 ), IBM PS/2 model 70/386 type 8570-161 ( 1991 ), Atari Lynx II ( ~1992 ), Generic Intel 486SX PC ( ~1993 ), AT/T Globalyst Pentium w/FDIV bug MB ( 1994 ), Compaq 486DX4 laptop ( ~1995 ).

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          #5
          Originally posted by luckybob View Post
          ct4870 is a SOUND card. I think he is looking for the 3dfx banshee voodoo VIDEO card.
          Ah, okay. It was the "blaster" that threw me. Mind in a different era, I'm afraid.

          I only have that one in AGP, sorry.
          Reach me: vcfblackhole _at_ protonmail dot com.

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            #6
            You do have to be really careful with the names of Creative cards of that era. The 3D Graphics Blaster is completely different from the Graphics Blaster 3D. Best to use the model number.

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              #7
              Yes, GottaLottaStuff, you are correct


              CT6240 and CT6260 are the modelnumbers
              It is based on the Rendition V1000 chip btw.
              Last edited by vetz; September 19, 2012, 05:05 AM.

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                #8
                I have the super rare 3D Blaster VLB (CT6200) but it's not for sale :P

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                  #9
                  Ah, back before anybody gave so much as a thought to epileptics...
                  Computers: Amiga 1200, DEC VAXStation 4000/60, DEC MicroPDP-11/73
                  Synthesizers: Roland JX-10/SH-09/MT-32/D-50, Yamaha DX7-II/V50/TX7/TG33/FB-01, Korg MS-20 Mini/ARP Odyssey/DW-8000/X5DR, Ensoniq SQ-80, E-mu Proteus/2, Moog Satellite, Oberheim SEM
                  "'Legacy code' often differs from its suggested alternative by actually working and scaling." - Bjarne Stroustrup

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                    #10
                    Originally posted by Plasma View Post
                    I have the super rare 3D Blaster VLB (CT6200) but it's not for sale :P
                    *Drool* Btw, do you have the bundled games High-Octane and Magic Carpet Plus?

                    You should make some benchmarks & videos! For supported games see my new list on Vogons: http://vogons.zetafleet.com/viewtopic.php?t=33483

                    The reason I'm hunting a PCI version of the card is to run the CGL games and make comparison videos, which I've done with 9 games so far (link)
                    Last edited by vetz; September 20, 2012, 10:58 AM.

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                      #11
                      No unfortunately I just have the card, no box or bundled software. But it works

                      I am in the middle of moving so my computers aren't set up but I could probably make some videos later.

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