Rare 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 Graphics Card Sold at Auction for $15,000!

The 3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 graphics card is sort of a myth as it was never released by the company. However several prototypes were made and every once in a while they show up on auction sites. Many people have speculated that if this graphics card was actually released it would have been a game-changer for the company that was later acquired by NVIDIA. The card was successfully sold on eBay recently for $15,000.

3dfx Voodoo 5 6000 eBay Listing

This specific model is a prototype and labeled 3700A. Apparently it was reworked by 3dfx engineer Hank Semenc to fix many of the known bug of the card and even support full stable 8X FSAA.

For those who don’t know the Voodoo 5 6000 was powered by four VSA-100 (Napalm 30) graphics processors and had 128 MB of VRAM. With these type of specifications it would have been the most advanced GPU at the time, and the only one with 128 MB of VRAM. For those who want to know more about 3dfx, we actually have a full write-up on the history of the company.

Via eBay, VideoCardz

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