How do I identify an Intel CPU as retail versus OEM? Tags: CPUs OEM Intel Last response: October 15, 2009 3:41 PM in CPUs Share Advice Pro October 15, 2009 2:53:50 PM What numbers and other markings on the box and CPU itself will identify as retail? The CPU that I'm thinking of is Celeron D. More about : identify intel cpu retail versus oem GhislainG a c 88 à CPUs a b å Intel October 15, 2009 3:35:02 PM If you're buying a brand new CPU, retail CPUs always include a HSF in the sealed box. WR2 a c 203 à CPUs a b å Intel October 15, 2009 3:41:44 PM You're worried about getting an OEM CPU in a counterfeit retail box? How To Identify A Fake Intel Retail Processor But the only sure way is to copy the CPU and FAN markings and check with Intel. Intel: How to identify a boxed vs. an OEM Processor Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumOEM vs Retail XP Pro ForumConfusion with P4-M -- Retail Versus OEM ?!? ForumConfusion with P4-M -- Retail Versus OEM ?!? ForumHow do I know the difference between an OEM CPU and retail ? ForumIntel Core2 Duo (Conroe)..... OEM or retail box? ForumGeneral questions - OEM vs Retail ? ForumRetail vs OEM ForumCPU OEM vs. Retail ForumOEM or Retail ? Forum2500K: OEM or Retail ? ForumIntel Core i7 2920XM Extreme ForumVista Ultimate Retail , or OEM Version ForumVista Retail vs OEM version ForumCPUs: OEM vs Retail vs Engineering Samples (ES) ForumOEM vs retail processor ForumOEM vs Retail ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 Forum[Solved] What is the best single core CPU toor gete CPU to get? ForumCpu confusion ForumHELP !!! Prices of Intel Core i7 for laptops!! More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !