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Old 11-19-2007, 09:10 PM   #11 (permalink)
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you will for sure save money buy building that kind of pc just not as much as high end

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Old 11-19-2007, 09:32 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Thanks again, one more question...
What's the difference with Retail and OEM? For example, some of the CPU's are tagged with OEM, and others with Retail...

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retail has a heat sink/fan in the box.
OEM does not. ie if you are going to overclock with an aftermarket HSF you would buy an OEM chip.

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