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3 years ago#1
Shall i get this?

10 cheaper and im buying a Noctua 14 anyways?
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3 years ago#2
If you are getting the aftermarket heatsink and cooler there is no real reason not to get the OEM
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3 years ago#3
OEM means it's just the CPU, no heatsink or fan. Since you're getting a heatsink, OEM is fine to get. I personally like having the stock fan handy just in case, even though I end up never using it.
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3 years ago#4
Carefull getting an OEM CPU of Ebay though, sometimes OEM means ripped out of a living system on Ebay.
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3 years ago#5
Check the warranty on the OEM CPU's. On the website I buy parts from, the OEM CPU's have 1 year warranty, while the retail CPU's have 3 year warranty.
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3 years ago#6
Nope from a normal store :)
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