Trying to make purchases, but confused by procsesor skus? Tags: New Build Policy CPUs Systems Product Last response: June 27, 2010 3:17 AM in Systems Share George20 June 26, 2010 2:42:45 PM Whats the difference between these two? http://www.amazon.com/AMD-Phenom-Socket-Quad-Core-Proce... and http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The thing is Id like to buy my cpu from amazon, better return policy instead of cpu replacement only policy, and i was wondering if it matters about the sku? or are these the same? I am purchasing a ASRock 870 Extreme3 AM3 motherboard, so is there a difference or will they both fit? More about : make purchases confused procsesor skus shovenose June 26, 2010 2:49:58 PM exactly the same George20 June 26, 2010 3:03:09 PM ah ok thanks bud. Related resources Peter Moore Talks Two SKUs for Dreamcast2...er I mean Xbox.. - Forum ATi's Desktop Chipset Roadmap - Forum New Nvidia GeForce 8800GT Surprises - Forum AMD's financial problems - Forum AMD Pushes R600 Back To May - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer WR2 a c 203 à CPUs June 26, 2010 3:06:41 PM SKU = stock keeping unit. Which will vary from store to store. You want to compare AMD Part numbers like: HDZ955FBGMBOX George20 June 26, 2010 3:43:47 PM ok they have different part numbers tho? what does that mean? WR2 a c 203 à CPUs June 26, 2010 8:33:02 PM You're right; HDZ955WFGBMBOX HDZ955FBGMBOX In this case it looks like one is a typo. @ TigerDirect it shows HDZ955FBGMBOX in two places and HDZ955FBGIBOX in another place. George20 June 26, 2010 8:44:45 PM oh ok but they should be the same thing right? id like to order from amazon. the one i listed? shovenose June 27, 2010 3:17:28 AM yes its the same EXACT thing just order it already Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumx1900 vs 7900 (Fanboys welcome <3) ForumClear up Radeon 9700 confusion here ForumMAINGEAR Custom PC Help ForumMicrocenter is a ******* joke. ForumI5 vs i7 Feeling ripped off? ForumConfused about monitor choice ForumUpdated post - 9800 GX2 , 9800GTX spec's and 3DMark06 from VR-Zone. ForumFirst time build -- need critique and GPU advice ForumTaiwan says Intel hurting them with product launches ForumTHGC Old Timers: Whose in on a G80? ForumX1650 Pro and X1950 XTX ForumPCI compatibility question ForumAway and Confused ForumIm trying to transplant a Hard Disk XP installation to a new computer by means o Forum[Solved] Trying to build my own gaming rig.. help needed.. More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !