REGISTER | LOGIN
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 4 / 4
kg5q
User Rank
Author
re: Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
kg5q   1/4/2012 3:10:03 PM
NO RATINGS
just watch a few years from now they will be CEO's of something! This is the entry level moves necessary to get to the top these days

yalanand
User Rank
Author
re: Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
yalanand   1/4/2012 2:58:48 PM
NO RATINGS
Exactly...can't imagine selling stolen things on ebay...

elctrnx_lyf
User Rank
Author
re: Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
elctrnx_lyf   1/4/2012 11:33:37 AM
NO RATINGS
Sounds very silly idea to make money!

Kinnar
User Rank
Author
re: Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
Kinnar   1/4/2012 6:12:51 AM
NO RATINGS
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.

eewiz
User Rank
Author
re: Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
eewiz   1/4/2012 3:45:31 AM
NO RATINGS
this happens all the time. Unreleased Intel chips fetch big money from ebay by bloggers who want to review them.

Neo10
User Rank
Author
re: Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
Neo10   1/4/2012 2:06:40 AM
NO RATINGS
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.

Winbond_#1
User Rank
Author
re: Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
Winbond_#1   1/4/2012 12:59:43 AM
NO RATINGS
Generally operating a CPU does not require a manual but just a mainboard that has the right socket for the CPU...

krisi
User Rank
Author
re: Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
krisi   1/3/2012 11:23:23 PM
NO RATINGS
who buys those test devices? do they come with a manual on how to operate them?

old account Frank Eory
User Rank
Author
re: Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
old account Frank Eory   1/3/2012 10:51:06 PM
NO RATINGS
Not exactly a brilliant career move :)

<<   <   Page 4 / 4


Like Us on Facebook
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Martin Rowe

Test Tool Finds Ethernet Wiring Errors
Martin Rowe
Post a comment
When my house was renovated several years ago, I had the electrician install network outlets in numerous places, then run the LAN cables to a wiring closet. But he didn't document the ends ...

Martin Rowe

Local Electronics Store Supplies Engineers and Hobbyists
Martin Rowe
5 comments
Rochester, N.Y. — Tucked away in this western New York city known for its optics is Goldcrest Electronics, a local store that's supplied businesses and individuals with electronic ...

Martin Rowe

How to Transform a Technology University (Book Review)
Martin Rowe
1 Comment
The Presiding Genius of the Place by Alison Chisolm. WPI, Worcester, Mass., 234 pp., 2016. Engineers love to discuss, and often criticize, engineering education. They often claim ...

Max Maxfield

Aloha from EEWeb
Max Maxfield
Post a comment
Just a few minutes ago as I pen these words, I posted this blog about this month's Cartoon Punchline Competition over on EEWeb.com.