You may have already heard about the fake Intel Core i7-920 processors that made their way to online computer superstore NewEgg, now here’s how to spot one. Some of the immediate clues that give it away are spelling mistakes on the box along with a lead square purporting to be a CPU. Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

Newegg has thrown supplier IPEX Infotech of Freemont [corrected] California under the bus for this fiasco; in a statement released to Information Week, the retailer said, “We have since come to discover the CPUs were counterfeit and are terminating our relationship with this supplier.”

[via Gearlog]


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