Fake AMD Processors Spotted Making the Rounds – A8-7600 Counterfeits Amongst Others
Fake AMD processors are apparently making the rounds on authentic retailers like Amazon (via Computerbase.de
The first reports came as early as January. By fake I mean processors
that are actually very old counterparts of themselves. More
specifically, the customers noticed that the pins are actually not what
they are supposed to be (of the FM2+ socket). We have contacted AMD for their word
and will update this post or publish a new piece if its significant enough.