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Basically buy OEM or stay away and buy retail?
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what is your question? I am confused?
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Originally Posted by monkeyman905 View Post
Basically buy OEM or stay away and buy retail?
what is the difference, no sarcasm intended. I genuinely don't know.

OFF the subject but do you play black ops , specifically s&d tac? I saw a monkeyman on last night owning everyone.
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what is the difference, no sarcasm intended. I genuinely don't know.

OFF the subject but do you play black ops , specifically s&d tac? I saw a monkeyman on last night owning everyone.
A retail CPU comes with packaging and a box and a cooler. OEM comes with just the CPU, nothing else.
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A retail CPU comes with packaging and a box and a cooler. OEM comes with just the CPU, nothing else.
So if you have a cooler, why not go OEM ?
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So if you have a cooler, why not go OEM ?
well with the retail you get all the paperwork and the case badge and all that. Some like having that, plus getting the case badge.
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If you have a cooler go OEM if not but the retail version.
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and a 3 year warranty oem is like 90 days,And since OEM is usaully about the same price you might as well get the retail and have the extra long warranty
    
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post #9 of 12
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and a 3 year warranty oem is like 90 days
yea i forgot about that, i know sometimes you can get a normal warrenty with an OEM CPU, but it isn't common.

I personally would go with the retail product, unless OEM is a ton cheaper.
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Aways buying cpu at retail
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