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yalanand
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re: Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
yalanand   1/4/2012 2:58:48 PM
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Exactly...can't imagine selling stolen things on ebay...

elctrnx_lyf
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re: Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
elctrnx_lyf   1/4/2012 11:33:37 AM
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Sounds very silly idea to make money!

Kinnar
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re: Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
Kinnar   1/4/2012 6:12:51 AM
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In third world countries these CPUs can be easily sold in replacement of its original variant. This the money earned out of the said quantity will not be much but the purchaser might suffer as the CPUs are beta. But in these countries this does not matter much as there the market is already flooded with other duplicates, and they are used to with that.

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eewiz   1/4/2012 3:45:31 AM
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this happens all the time. Unreleased Intel chips fetch big money from ebay by bloggers who want to review them.

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Neo10   1/4/2012 2:06:40 AM
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Selling Engg samples on ebay, and what would they advertise it as? I think they were also cheating because saying they were samples would not have brought any buyers to them. Just plain dumb.

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Winbond_#1   1/4/2012 12:59:43 AM
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Generally operating a CPU does not require a manual but just a mainboard that has the right socket for the CPU...

krisi
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krisi   1/3/2012 11:23:23 PM
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who buys those test devices? do they come with a manual on how to operate them?

old account Frank Eory
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re: Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
old account Frank Eory   1/3/2012 10:51:06 PM
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Not exactly a brilliant career move :)

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