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vette454
04-30-2001, 08:02 PM
Looking at Voodoo 5 5500 for my G3 450 with 768meg ram. Can get retail for about $130 or OEM for 99.48 what is the difference?

Dogstarman
04-30-2001, 08:10 PM
Generally, OEM is cheaper, as they are pulls or plain-boxed items. Usually no SW and little (or no) support from the manufacturer. For a 3dfx card? Get the OEM. Where are you looking? For $100 I might wanna get in on that.

vette454
05-01-2001, 03:58 PM
Thanks for the help. adamant.com has oem at99.48 + ship but SHHHH - don't tell anyone!

azgtwagon
05-01-2001, 07:44 PM
I think these guys have it retail boxed for $99.
http://www.megamacs.com/

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