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    oem or retail cpu any difference besides warranty?

    the title about says it all. so is there anything besides the warranty thats different? i'm looking at an xp1800

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    Member nealric's Avatar
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    that and retail hsf- which is garbage anyways. If you are planning to oc- there is no reason to buy retail
    I own a computer!

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    oem is just the cpu chip
    retail you get a fan and hs
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    ok cool, i have no use for another retail hsf, i have the stock one from my tbird and a spare volcano 7. and i have a v9 for the new 1800

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    dont boxed one oc more?
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    Off hiatus, iNET stopped advertising in MY posts.
    From what I've read here, the best O/Cing p4s are the oem c-1 1.8As, the ones from Dull. They have been doing 3.0 to 3.7 or so.

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    Originally posted by nealric
    that and retail hsf- which is garbage anyways. If you are planning to oc- there is no reason to buy retail
    I've seen some decent (4-600 mhz on a 2.4) on stock cooling. Just saying.....

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