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Newegg and Customer Fooled - Fake CPU

Post by Major_A » Fri Mar 05, 2010 3:52 pm

I saw this over at HardOCP and this definitely is not the kind of attention that the Egg would like.
http://www.hardocp.com/article/2010/03/ ... intel_cpus

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Re: Newegg and Customer Fooled - Fake CPU

Post by Geezy » Fri Mar 05, 2010 5:32 pm

aww poor guy the RMA wait must be horrible, kinda feel sorry for him
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Re: Newegg and Customer Fooled - Fake CPU

Post by bmaverick » Fri Mar 05, 2010 6:28 pm

Does he have to give the fake processor back? Did he run any benchmarks on it? That would be a curious thing to know.

Is there another posting of the performace of the fake?
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Re: Newegg and Customer Fooled - Fake CPU

Post by hark » Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:39 pm

The fake processor is not even a processor, it's just a hunk of metal. In the video description he says that he put it in his motherboard and it damaged it.

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Re: Newegg and Customer Fooled - Fake CPU

Post by Major_A » Sat Mar 06, 2010 2:02 pm

Why, why, why did he even put it in his motherboard?

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Re: Newegg and Customer Fooled - Fake CPU

Post by hark » Sat Mar 06, 2010 3:55 pm

He should have inspected it whether or not it was fake, but apparently he trusted Newegg too much to do so. Either that or he wants an excuse to get a free motherboard.

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Re: Newegg and Customer Fooled - Fake CPU

Post by skier » Sat Mar 06, 2010 4:01 pm

hark wrote:he wants an excuse to get a free motherboard.
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Re: Newegg and Customer Fooled - Fake CPU

Post by Major_A » Mon Mar 08, 2010 10:03 am

Hitler Bunker Rant - Newegg Edition
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQrAOQ4T ... r_embedded

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Post by Sovereign » Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:37 pm

Major_A wrote:Hitler Bunker Rant - Newegg Edition
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQrAOQ4T ... r_embedded
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Re: Newegg and Customer Fooled - Fake CPU

Post by Major_A » Mon Mar 08, 2010 1:48 pm

Hence the Newegg Edition. Any idea what movie that scene is in? At this point I'm curious what is said in the real movie.

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Re: Newegg and Customer Fooled - Fake CPU

Post by trucz » Tue Mar 09, 2010 4:39 pm

i'd say the funniest part of the fake cpu was that the fan was a sticker.
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