OEM vs Retail CPU Tags: CPUs OEM Last response: August 5, 2001 6:12 AM in CPUs Share Kaliman August 4, 2001 2:37:44 PM which one should i get and which has the better warranty. I was thinking of getting it from newegg.com, but the retail version doesn't list the special stepping instructions that the OEM version does. Anyone know what i should do? More about : oem retail cpu Stick_e_Mouse August 4, 2001 4:57:17 PM Retail has a longer warranty. There is not much difference in performance between the two. Get the OEM because its cheaper, you could use the extra money to buy a better HSF. <font color=blue>Your mouse moved. WINDOWS NT must restart for changes to take affect. Restart Now?[OK]</font color=blue> rcf84 August 4, 2001 5:00:24 PM OEM and get a Dragon Orb 3 Nice Intel and AMD users get a Cookie.... :smile: Yummy :smile: Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dhlucke August 5, 2001 6:12:18 AM I tried to organize some frequently asked questions, and although it didn't last long I think you'll find a number of links and old posts in the <A HREF="http://forumz.tomshardware.com/modules.php?name=Forums&..." target="_new">AMD FAQ</A> <font color=red>Yeah, I took a crap on your lawn. Whatcha gonna do about it?</font color=red> Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumkt266a mobo (GB anyone?), and oem vs retail cpu ForumBuying OEM/Retail CPU ForumCPU OEM vs . Retail Forumoem vs retail cpu 's ForumOEM vs . Retail CPU for Athlon what is the diff? ForumVista Retail vs OEM version ForumRetail vs . OEM ForumRetail vs . OEM ...???? ForumRetail vs OEM ForumOEM vs Retail ? ForumXP Upgraded to Win 7 - OEM or Retail ? ForumRetail vs OEM ForumGeneral questions - OEM vs Retail ? ForumCPUs: OEM vs Retail vs Engineering Samples (ES) ForumPhenom 9950 - Retail vs Oem ? ForumOEM vs retail processor ForumOEM vs Retail ForumOEM vs . Retail ? ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? ForumChange AMD 300meg CPU More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !