Fake Intel CPU's Tags: CPUs Processors Intel Last response: March 6, 2010 7:37 PM in CPUs Share swifty_morgan a b à CPUs March 6, 2010 2:08:01 AM Apparently newegg got their hands on some fake 920 processors. According to Intel they are rounding them up. Story: http://www.hardocp.com/article/2010/03/05/newegg_sellin... Figures, I see it was posted a little earlier. Not going to remove it though. Others may have missed the posts as I did. More about : fake intel cpu ronss March 6, 2010 2:25:06 AM swifty_morgan said:Apparently newegg got their hands on some fake 920 processors. According to Intel they are rounding them up. Story: http://www.hardocp.com/article/2010/03/05/newegg_sellin... Figures, I see it was posted a little earlier. Not going to remove it though. Others may have missed the posts as I did. apparently someone in the distribution chain did a switch, might even been someone working at newegg m 0 l saaiello a c 133 à CPUs March 6, 2010 2:40:10 AM When you buy something off neweeg it comes from a number of different warehouses that dont only cater to newegg so it coulda been anybody. m 0 l Related resources Reported fake Intel CPU sold at Newegg (first build ever - i7 920) - Forum Mobile Intel HM87 Raid: Hardware or fake raid - Forum Intel q8300 urgent urgent fake heatsink?? - Forum Insane and fake looking CPU temp - Forum Fake Cpu Configuration on System Properties - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer andy5174 a b à CPUs March 6, 2010 2:53:31 AM Newegg has nothing to be accused as long as they are willing to offer replacement or refund for those fake 920s. However, I do think they should take more care of their merchandise source. m 0 l shagrathdex666 March 6, 2010 5:58:25 AM thanks for the news now i will double check when i order mine! m 0 l ronss March 6, 2010 7:36:47 AM i just wonder what happen to newegg on this ,,,are they out 29,000 dollars m 0 l ulysses35 a b à CPUs March 6, 2010 7:38:52 AM lol... will be easy to spot when you open the box. Damn I just bought 20 from newegg lol... m 0 l nukemaster a c 125 à CPUs a b å Intel March 6, 2010 3:25:58 PM No wonder it was not overclocking like it should. Those foam/sticker coolers just can't keep up The link states they are demo boxes, that would make sense. Kind of like those hallow camera demo units at the store. The spelling mistakes are still funny. m 0 l malael March 6, 2010 4:37:14 PM newegg and cpus have a shady history i just bought one from them myself and it came without a plastic protector and my build wouldnt boot up i figured it was the cpu seeing how i got it in such a strange condition but hey atleast it wasnt that! =][ m 0 l ronss March 6, 2010 6:48:08 PM you would think the guys at new could see the box was open m 0 l BadTrip a b à CPUs March 6, 2010 7:37:14 PM See what happens when Intel subcontracts Global Foundries. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFake CPU Failure warning Forum SolvedI received my CPU today from Newegg and it wasn't a fake one Forum Fake CPU throttling Forum Inquirer: Intel's conroe chips are fake and die yields low.. Forum Fake an Intel Pentium CPUID Forum I received my CPU today from Newegg and it wasn't a fake one Forum Fake 920 cpu come backer Forum SolvedDoes Intel Pentium G3258 Anniversary Edition CPU bottlenecks R9 280/X if not overclocked ? Forum SolvedIntel core i7 4770k cpu - Asus z87-pro motherboard Forum SolvedDo I have a dual-core CPU or a quad-core CPU? (Intel i3 4130) Forum SolvedIs there something wrong with my CPU? Intel 4690k Forum SolvedCPU Warranty Return? Need advice. Intel CPU. Forum SolvedWhich CPU is better for gaming? AMD FX 4130/4300 or Intel Pentium G3240 Forum SolvedNeed help choosing a intel CPU Forum SolvedUsing 3rd Gen Intel CPU's on Z97 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !