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Old 12-29-03, 08:50 AM   #1
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Default Just ordered a 5800U for $200...


IMO, A Good Deal.

This will be a secondary card, and will probably have the cooling system reworked somehow.... If I can't do anything with the dusbuster setup, then I'm going to rework my entire fan setup to bring the overall noise level down, and maybe do a rubber o-ring treatment (it works for drums, it should work for PC's!)

I KNOW about the 128 bit memory interface, I KNOW about the dustbuster, I KNOW about the heat... I'll compensate...

..But $200 for this? A real 5800 ULTRA?? One that's been tested to 565/1.2ghz with a backside fan installed? YEAH!!

... I couldn't pass it up, folks...

There was a thread where someone overpaid for a non-ultra... well, I'm gonna Under-pay for an ULTRA...

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