Evolution Of Real Time PC Graphics

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    The following is a collection of Nvidia Graphics Demos, third party graphics benchmarks, and in-game benchmarks and time demos. They are presented in chronological order from 2000 to 2013. Unfortunate...

    Evolution Of Real Time PC Graphics
     
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    Spets Ancient Guru

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    Pretty cool. Some of those demo's take me back :)
     
  3. Elder III

    Elder III Ancient Guru

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    Now somebody needs to one up them and do a 1980 to 2013 timeline. :)
     
  4. TheDeeGee

    TheDeeGee Ancient Guru

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    Oh 3DMark 2001 was so cool with the Matrix Scene, i couldn't get enough of it.

    Catzilla must be the coolest one atm.
     
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    LNCPapa Master Guru

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    I actually watched the whole 2 hours of this video - really took me back. Would be nice to see something similar with the most popular scene releases from back in the day - especially 64k.
     
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    miffywiffy Master Guru

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    Sadly none of them actual games.
     
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    adabiviak Master Guru

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    Worth the time to watch... in retrospect, it's pretty neat to have gotten to live through these improvements in graphics. Aquamark 3... that was made into a game called 'Aquanox', no? I still have that installed and play it from time to time. I also remember the scene in Luna with the heat effects was one of the first that really brought my system to a crawl.

    Also: Nalu has the face of a man, and Dawn has the face of a boy (despite the fact that she's apparently gone up a cup size). 3DMark 2011 looks slick. I'm glad Hard Reset made it in, Catzilla was hilarious (is that a game?), and no Borderlands 2 for the Physx demonstration? That game has the best (that I've seen) use of Physx in a game yet.
     
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    Pretty cool. Reminds me that we all used to drool over those slight improvements in the early days. So much has changed now.
     
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    LNCPapa Master Guru

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    Yeah - a little Mirror's Edge PhysX would've been nice too
     
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    2 hours. Cant watch anything that long.
     

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    Xtreme1979 Maha Guru

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    i forgot how cool 3dmark01 was and still is.

    When it come, i had riva tnt2 m64 PCI 32MB and updated later GF3 ti200
     

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