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Two hardware questions.

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Ok, first, I'm thinking of getting a new video card, the choices I'm thinking of are:
Voodoo 5(I'd like a 6000 but quantum3d only made a very small number of those and auctioned them off on ebay, so a 5500 would be it) I can find it for $100(if I can find it) and I like that it is pretty powerful, still has the best fsaa(outside of the higherend really expensive vsa-100 cards like the 6000), I know it is very stable(since its drivers work with the voodoo3 and I am currently using the final release drivers for the voodoo5), and most importantly, it supports glide, something that is very important to me, plus if I got an AGP version I could free up a PCI slot, and sell my friend my voodoo3 since he wants a video card better than his integrated crap card and also wants glide support. Of course, he isn't willing to pay very much since he could get a voodoo3 new for $60

Radeon 32 MB DDR with some kind of tv support thingy- I can find it for $90, it is pretty powerful and gives pretty good graphics, and I would like tv input support, however I don't really care about output.(I think this version only has output) I'd say this is less than a voodoo 5 overall, but at least it is much easier to find.

Naomi/Dreamcast/Katana/Kyro 2/Hercules 4000- Whatever you want to call this, I'm thinking of getting it for the bargain price of $65, however it isn't too much of an imporvement over my voodoo3, especially because it lacks glide and a z-buffer.

Hikaru/Kyro 2/Hercules 4500- Same as the one above, but more powerful and twice the memory....and an unattractive price of $165.(unless anyone has seen it cheaper)

Ok, opinions on this?

Next, at the psxemu shop right here http://www.psxemu.com/shop-adapt.shtml, well I'm interested in the psx+n64 usb converter, since I'd like to use both on my computer, however I'd like to know if it works fully with the n64 controller, supports rumble pack, works fully with a dual shock(including rumble and analog), works with psx steering wheels, and works with the 4 player adapter.(for emulated games that support it maybe? either that or sonic r) If not, what would you recommend?
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Umm....well? I'd at least like a comment about the controller adapter.
Well, maybe no psx emulator has support for 4 controllers, but I have other games that do have support for 4 controllers. Oh well, assuming it can work with the psx and n64 controller at the same time instead of using a switch to well....switch between the two, I could just have one person on my gravis gamepad pro usb psx lookalike gamepad, 1 on a psx controller, one on a n64 controller, and one on the keyboard. I would like to get some use out of that 4 player multitap though, it has been pretty useless to me and a big waste of the $40 I spent on it.
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