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ATI Radeon 9000 Pro OEM vs RETAIL?

Old 08-27-02, 10:23 PM
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ATI Radeon 9000 Pro OEM vs RETAIL?

I'd like to know if there is a difference between the ATI Radeon 9000 Pro 64 megs OEM and Retail (except the price)?

I think that both are clocked 275/275. Both have a fan?

So, the only difference when you get the OEM is that you don't have that retail box that you throw away anyway and you don't have the same software?
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Old 08-27-02, 11:22 PM
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OEM is white box w/ just the drivers(most of the time) and the retail box comes with instructions, cd w/ games, and driver disk. They both have the fan. If you don't care about the games I would have to say go for the OEM and you will same some money. Hope this helps.
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Old 08-28-02, 12:03 AM
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You might want to make sure that the OEM is built by ATI, not just powered by ATI. The non-ATI built units usually won't accept ATI drivers. Knowing ATI's driver competence, that might not be a real bad thing though.
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