AGN Hardware heeft wat info over fake retail Celerons die in feite omgeklooide OEM chips zijn:
I wrote you to let you know and so that you can help alert the online community that for various reasons OEM Celeron 300A cpu’s are being remarked to be retail Celeron 300A's. My experience started outwhen I went to purchase a retail celeron 300A this past week, since they have a near 100% overclock to 450 rate. I have had an OEM that runs at 374 for 3-4 months now and was building a second system with the 450 mhz overclock as the goal. I called many of the local shops-- there are several here in Dallas-- and found one that I could get a retail box for $90 (most places between $105-125), so I went and bought it at the place that offered $90 and another $124 for an Abit BH6. When I got the cpu, it had the heatsink with the fan bearing the intel hologram and came in a plastic (clamshell) with warranty/authenticity/ instruction paperwork rubber-banded to the side. The clamshell had already been opened but I though little of it as many of the local shops open stuff for testing before they sell it. I inquired about the lack of a cardboard box and was told that intel was sending them out like this for the 300A's. I figured no big deal-- I just wanted to go home and get to work overclocking ;-).
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