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Old 12-20-02, 05:54 PM Thread Starter   #1
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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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Old 12-20-02, 05:56 PM   #2
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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

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Old 12-20-02, 06:00 PM   #3
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oem is just the cpu chip
retail you get a fan and hs

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Old 12-20-02, 06:06 PM Thread Starter   #4
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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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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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Old 12-20-02, 10:15 PM   #7
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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've seen some decent (4-600 mhz on a 2.4) on stock cooling. Just saying.....

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