Donning their historian caps, Maximum PC have gone through the archives and posted a complete history of perhaps the biggest thing to hit PC gaming in the last 20 years: the 3D graphics card.

Some of you might be too young to remember this, but PC gaming wasn't always a choice between GeForce and Radeon. There was Open GL and Direct3D settings to consider before that, and before that, well. Let's just say when Tie Fighter was re-released on CD-ROM with Super VGA graphics, it blew my mind.

From Voodoo to GeForce: The Awesome History of 3D Graphics [Maximum PC]