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Old 07-20-2007, 03:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Since I'm getting the hard drives and DVD drives as OEM from newegg. I would really like to know more about OEM products. So I hear they don't come with any cables, manuals, boxes, just the product itself. Does this matter for hard drives or DVD drives since I can get all the cables from the PSU/mobo boxes right? Does any OEM products lack fans or something?
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OEM is normally just the hardware, which includes a fan...for say a cpu.

OEM is fine for HDDs and DVD Drives as yeah you wont need manuals/cables etc.
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jsut the cpu but since your getting an aftermarket one, no worries...oem is better for drives because its a little cheaper then retail
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oem means just the product, which comes in handy when ur buying an aftermarket cooler for ur CPU, and it unnecessary to pay an extra 10$ for a box and a cooler ur not going to use
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I just sold my stock cooler, for a few extra bucks.
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I just sold my stock cooler, for a few extra bucks.
lmao... i only see AMD CPU's on OEM.. wierd
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I just sold my stock cooler, for a few extra bucks.
how much...i should prolly do that
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I sold it for $20 to some n00b.
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I sold it for $20 to some n00b.
Lol nice, for a little more he could have gotten a decent aftermarket cooler.
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That's why, he's a n00b.
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