Today I would like to alert the UK consumer of a new scam thats hitting the streets in the UK. Some unscrupulous scammers operating here are selling Intel Celeron G530 2.4ghz Dual Cores with fake tops labled as Intel Core i7 3770K chips. The chips themselfs look very much like the real deal but here are the main points to watch out for.
All of these chips seem to have the same batch code printed on the chip and its this as follows.
Intel® Core™ i7-3770K
SROPL 3.50GHZ i7-3770k
They also come in a clear chip tray with no box. Continue reading