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    some where i read that open boxed one overheat a little bit more than the boxed one .ryan selling some open boxed cpu with same warranty ,heat sink ..but reduced price so why is it that way .its not like that the box cost more ..so if you have any bad experience or any experience with open boxed cpu share it

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    intel's site always show two types of costs, one boxed & other tray. tray's cost a bit lower. i guess thats what open boxed are. they come in a larger quantity in a single box!

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    As far i know open boxed cpus are comes with a very bad cooling system and those packed cpus comes with a decent cooling system unless both are performs the same. .if you buy a open cpu and then buy after market cooler, then it will be good. .

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    Quote Originally Posted by blood stain child View Post
    As far i know open boxed cpus are comes with a very bad cooling system and those packed cpus comes with a decent cooling system unless both are performs the same. .if you buy a open cpu and then buy after market cooler, then it will be good. .
    so considering that i already have an aftermarket cooler, its better to go with a open box cpu or tray cpu since its cheaper and has the same 3 years warranty. and quality of the tray chip is on par with the boxed cpus, right??
    Last edited by Muhammad Zunaid; September 8th, 2012 at 22:08.

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    Processor in Box comes with heatsink/cooling fan. OEM tray processor is just the chip enclosed in plastic cover, nothing else. Overclockers who typically use aftermarket coolers prefer the OEM tray chip because it is cheaper and they have no use for the stock cooler. In BD they probably give a Chinese/OEM heat-sink with the open box CPUs, I'm not sure which cooler they provide, chances are that those are chinese knock-offs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by excavator View Post
    processor in box comes with heatsink/cooling fan. Oem tray processor is just the chip enclosed in plastic cover, nothing else. Overclockers who typically use aftermarket coolers prefer the oem tray chip because it is cheaper and they have no use for the stock cooler. In bd they probably give a chinese/oem heat-sink with the open box cpus, i'm not sure which cooler they provide, chances are that those are chinese knock-offs.
    ^^ that

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    Quote Originally Posted by blood stain child View Post
    open boxed cpus are comes with a very bad cooling system and those packed cpus comes with a decent cooling system
    ohh..

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