Welcome to the About Us Section. Here you can find out about the history of 3DXtreme, the staff, and how to contact us.
The History Of 3DXtreme:
3DXtreme has been online since December of 1998. I don’t remember the exact date the site went live but it had the Tazmaniam Devil on it. From there we moved to the Tomb Raider (Lara Croft) Theme and eventually onto something more professional which built the foundation of what 3DXtreme is today. 3DXtreme was started a few days after I purchased a Voodoo 3 2000 Video Card and decided to start editing configs for Glide. There were modded drivers and a few other key 3dfx files/patches we hosted that brought us most of our traffic. From there we started the 3DXtreme Chat Room which was a huge hit and preceded the idea of website chat rooms at the time. Folks from 3dfxGamers.com filtered in after the 3dfx technical support guys left the forums and went home for the day – that’s where we started helping each other and gaining a better understanding of the Voodoo line of products. All in all it was fun and it was a great hobby. The first hardware review ever posted at 3DXtreme was the 3dfx Voodoo5 5500 sent to me by the then 3dfx PR Guru Bubba Wolford. I remember begging him for a few weeks before he agreed to send one out, sorry buddy…but thanks for the opportunity – who would’ve known! Now, the site has moved to WordPress and is of course running on PHP.
The loss of 3dfx to the video community was huge. To this day there are people that will not touch nVidia’s hardware, holding a grudge that was cast years ago. We considered closing shop but was persuaded to move on and that change is a good thing. I guess they were right! Now we have grown to the computer/technology news and review site we are today and hope to grow even more in the coming future. We hope to reach more people and bring in more news and reviews than any other website around. We hope you enjoy your stay at 3DXtreme, along with the content brought to you. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all of our loyal fans, that over the years have stuck with us. None of this would be possible without you guys, and the staff of 3DXtreme would like to thank you for all your support and encouragement.