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Old 12-22-03, 09:39 AM   #5
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Originally posted by Gator
so let me get this straight, you could have bought the far more powerful and far quieter FX5900SE for $189... but you decided to be nostalgic and bought the loud, overpriced, overheating, underpowered FX5800U instead for $350us ?!
I was gonna say, it ain't quite like the V5 6000 for collectability or nothing....it's still pretty much the butt of jokes.
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