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Windows 7: Intel ivestigates: Newegg Sold Fake Intel CPU!


08 Mar 2010   #1

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Intel ivestigates: Newegg Sold Fake Intel CPU!

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HardOCP
Fake Intel CPUs at Newegg

After talking to several sources on this, it seems that Newegg was in fact selling counterfeit Intel processors.

A fake Intel Core i7-920 was delivered to the hands of HardForum user Vincent Waller in Oregon, AKA "Nix." He reported his find to other HardForum users Thursday afternoon.
Full article and pics: Newegg Selling Fake Intel CPUs | [H]ard|OCP

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08 Mar 2010   #2

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WHAT?!? I don't think that it's newegg's fault... it's more the provider's fault. Well, I think...
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08 Mar 2010   #3

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Looks like the Egg got a small batch of counterfeit processors from one of it's suppliers. [H]ard|OCP says a source identified the supplier to them, and now the supplier they named is serving them with a Cease & Desist. Oh what a tangled web....
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