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Thread: Hercules 3D Prophet Extreme

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2002


    Same spec as Hercules 3D Prophet 9800 Pro

    + 256mb
    + Dual DVI graphics controller
    + Active cooled ramsinks
    + Extreme chipset cooler (not shown)
    + Onboard temp monitor

    The question is, would you buy one?

    Photo of rev1 board
    [updated 02/05/03]

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2003


    Those new FX drivers look promising, so maybe I would buy one. And if by 'one' you mean the Geforce FX 5800 then maybe :thumb: . ATI's linux driver support just got decent, and that makes me back off a little. In my household we have a Geforce 3 ti 200 128 DDR (My computer), Geforce 4 mx 440 64 DDR (My dads), and Geforce 2 mx 200 (My old card in my bro's). Not to mention I am on an Nforce 2 board. ATI seems to be getting better, and better, but I might want the Vacume-FX w/ the new drivers. We will see...

    BTW: Not like I am rich enough to afford one anyway lol...
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2002


    I'd get one if I could afford it

    but my next one will probably be a 9700 pro once the price comes down some more
    I've gone too far and need to move on!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Quebec, Canada


    Mmmmm....Sweet board ! :blowkiss:
    I wonder if they'll make an Hercules 3D Prophet AIW 9800 Pro 256mb ? That would be SWEET ! :p
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  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2003


    yes, i would not mind spending 500+ on a 256 9800 AIW, i mean no overclock (even though core speeds are the same) but still 9800 pro performance, thats top of the line
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