What was your first AMD card?

1 : Anonymous2021/03/26 21:21 ID: mdyrpo

Could be desktop or mobile version . You are welcome to share things like how you got it, and your thoughts/experiences about it.


2 : Anonymous2021/03/26 23:56 ID: gscvme2

ATI Mach 64 🙂

3 : Anonymous2021/03/26 21:35 ID: gscbiho

5770, first thing I tested was the Crysis 2 demo, it killed my shitty PSU in about 10 minutes.

ID: gscbqzb

Omg..it killed your psu?

ID: gscfh4j

Yeah it was some PSU that came with the case.

4 : Anonymous2021/03/26 21:44 ID: gsccwj6

ATI Radeon X1650 pro 512mb AGP

5 : Anonymous2021/03/26 21:27 ID: gscacu6

HD 7850 1GB

ID: gscb0tk

Hate to do it. But HD 7850 2GB was mine. *side smirk 🙂

6 : Anonymous2021/03/26 21:28 ID: gscagsr

Depends what counts.

9800pro if ATI counts.
5850 if technically AMD, but still under the ATI branding.
r9 290 for first under the AMD name.

ID: gscapk4

Awesome. I was just about to edit question to include ati. Mine was 5650m

7 : Anonymous2021/03/26 21:38 ID: gscc1f2

Radeon 9600 Pro. That line of graphics cards was so legendarily good.

ID: gsccd8b

What year was it ?

ID: gscedr4

2002. I think you would've been a bit young to know about it since your first was a 5660m. 🙂

8 : Anonymous2021/03/26 21:46 ID: gscd6ov

My first ATI

ATI Radeon x700Pro 256MB

9 : Anonymous2021/03/26 21:57 ID: gsceqlv

270X is the first one I remember. Did a good job until I replaced it with a 970 a few years later.

10 : Anonymous2021/03/26 21:59 ID: gscf42i

ATI VGA Wonder.

Stayed with them all the way to about 4 years ago, when I had a Low Profile Case, and the GTX1050Ti came out, with outstanding performance for a PCI-powered card. My first AMD processor was the AMD maths co-processor, and I finally moved off Intel, with an AMD Duron. Back in the day...

ID: gscgyjc

Glad to hear that. And because of u I'm hearing for the first time about amd processors I never even knew existed.

Omg. I was just reading about vga wonder. Was it a card from 1990s?

11 : Anonymous2021/03/26 22:07 ID: gscg6xt

Radeon HD4850 club! I was on Team Green before that, been Team Red ever since.

12 : Anonymous2021/03/26 22:17 ID: gschoir

The Ryder 7 3700X. I’d always been Team Blue and they reigned supreme during my build cycle, but the future is now. The only allegiance I have left is Team Green on graphics - this is personal and will likely never change.

ID: gsci5os

🙂 . 3700x is my first amd processor too.it came with my prebuilt. For the first few weeks after I got it, I was wondering if it's a good cpu or a cheap ,bad performing cpu (I had no much idea about cpus 1 year ago). It kept performing good and then I kept seeing news that amd cpus are really moving the industry forward and began feeling good about my choice.

13 : Anonymous2021/03/26 22:18 ID: gschwbe

I believe it was the Mach 8

I might actually still have it somewhere...

If we were to restricted it to the first Radeon... then it'd be the radeon 32mb

ID: gsciatd

32mb? Wow. I'm glad I posted this question ..I was thinking ati made GPUs only since the beginning of 2000s

ID: gscr6qd

ATI has been in the business a very long time.. longer than nvidia or frankly any current graphics company technically if i recall right.

14 : Anonymous2021/03/26 22:27 ID: gscj5iz

R9 290x

ID: gscjc8r

Cool. And before that? (I was wondering which nvidia model)

ID: gscjhh4

GTX 660

15 : Anonymous2021/03/26 22:27 ID: gscj690

The Gigabyte Radeon HD4850. The fan liked to not start at when PC was turned on so I had to spin it manually with my finger so it would work. Fun times.

ID: gscjlap

Good old days

16 : Anonymous2021/03/26 22:31 ID: gscjqxo


17 : Anonymous2021/03/26 22:39 ID: gsckvtr

3d Rage II

18 : Anonymous2021/03/26 22:50 ID: gscmhbk

Hd 6850

19 : Anonymous2021/03/26 22:51 ID: gscmnzb

HD 7870. Great card.

ID: gscmwl0

I used to read about these high end GPUs and wished I would have been able to buy them .

20 : Anonymous2021/03/26 22:56 ID: gscncf3

hd 4890 vapor x 1gb

21 : Anonymous2021/03/26 23:17 ID: gscq8ot

My first was crossfire 290's xfx double dissipation. They were the first gpu I had bought myself before that i had my brothers sli 8800gtx's that were also xfx

ID: gscqn2t

Glad to hear that . 8800gtx was my first dream gpu

ID: gscrkri

I still miss the 8800gtx it was a great card always regretted selling them.

22 : Anonymous2021/03/26 23:25 ID: gscrewb

Ati 9800 pro

AMD HD 4850 (pretty sure it was branded Ati but got released after AMD took over)

23 : Anonymous2021/03/26 23:37 ID: gsct204

Sapphire R9 270X. I still have it

24 : Anonymous2021/03/26 23:43 ID: gsctwu1


I really don’t grasp how this card isn’t considered more highly than it is. It smashes anything 1080p ultra with zero problem, often pushing 100+ frames in even demanding games. It can also do a good bit of 1440p, with some well optimized games breaking 90-100 fps. I have a friend with a 2070 and I really wouldn’t say our experiences are much different other than demanding games in 1440p and this is usually considered to be a subpar 2060-equivalent gpu. I’ll be honest that this is only my second PC ever and I’m really not that knowledgable, but this card far exceeded what people made it out to me to be.

ID: gscun84


ID: gscvoe4

When you can run NMS VR with almost everything on ultra and have enough frames to not get nauseous... can you really complain?

25 : Anonymous2021/03/26 23:43 ID: gsctxth

If we are adding ATI, my first ATI card was the 9600NP in which some of these cards had all the pipelines (stream processors now days) of the 9700. If you were lucky, you could enable the extra 4 pipelines and get 9700 performance. Which I did.

Aside for a few ATI cards after that, I never owned an AMD/ATI card.

26 : Anonymous2021/03/26 23:48 ID: gscuk9m

HD 5450 1GB. Just a plain generic GPU but died after 3 years of usage.

27 : Anonymous2021/03/26 23:48 ID: gscul6w

HD6450! i had an FX5200 + pentium 4 up till then so it felt like a big upgrade lol. i was like 12.

28 : Anonymous2021/03/26 23:52 ID: gscv6t8

HD 5830 ...

It was a crap card, way too hot, high in power consumption.

But for me it was within my budget and a beast.

29 : Anonymous2021/03/26 23:52 ID: gscv730

ATI Radeon 32m AGP. Still have it. Did well for me for quite a few years when I was a kid.

The first card I bought myself was a Sapphire HD 7770 Ghz Edition. What a wonderful upgrade lol

30 : Anonymous2021/03/26 23:58 ID: gscvygr

ATI 3D Xpression back in 1997

Put this in my Pentium 133Mhz system.

31 : Anonymous2021/03/27 00:25 ID: gsczou2

ATI Rage pro back in the 90s.

32 : Anonymous2021/03/27 00:44 ID: gsd2a3c

Sapphire dual-X 7970

technically i had a computer with a built in ATI IGPU before that but i can't remember what that was

33 : Anonymous2021/03/27 01:11 ID: gsd5wy5

ATI Rage 128 was my first real card. Played the mess out of Unreal Tournament and Quake 2-3 with that beast l. Always ran 16bit color and 800x600.


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