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Newegg Ships Counterfeit Intel Core i7 920 CPUs

Mar 06, 2010, 04:45 (2 Talkback[s])


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"In an almost surreal tale of events, USA electronics retailer Newegg has discovered a reported 300 counterfeit Intel Core i7 920 CPU's in its inventory, some of which were inadvertently shipped out to buyers!

"Initial reports of the fakes began yesterday when at least 3* 5 separate incidents totaling 7* 9 counterfeit processors cropped up on Youtube, HardOCP and the Overclockers.com forums. The recipients of the fakes had all purchased the CPU's from Newegg.com within the past few days."

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