AMD: "Avoid tray processors - could be counterfeit"

Posted on Friday, Jan 07 2005 @ 10:02 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Advanced Micro Devices confirmed X-bit labs a number of fake chips were recently seized in Taiwan and said end-users should get boxed microprocessors in order to avoid counterfeit microprocessors.

“AMD has rigorous standards for quality and reliability of its products. We recommend customers buy AMD processors only from authorized distributors and vendors through the Processor-in-a-Box (PIB) program. This will help ensure that they are purchasing the highest quality product and have access to the 3-year limited warranty AMD provides,” AMD’s spokesperson Damon Muzny told X-bit labs.

More info at X-bit Labs


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