Sunday, July 24, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Verizon Closer To Yahoo Deal
Lite-On Expands Its SSD Storage Manufacturing
Samsung Sues Huawei
Facebook's Aquila Maiden Flight Is A Reality
ASML Makes Progress on EUV
Google Keeps The Lead Pack In Federal Lobbying Expenditures
NVIDIA Titan X Video Card Coming in August For $1200
Shuttle Launches New Fanless Intel Skylake U Platform Media Players
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > Taiwan ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Taiwan Authorities Arrest Intel Suspects For Selling Engineering Sample CPUs on eBay


Four suspects were arrested by Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) for allegedly selling off Intel CPU samples on eBay for personal financial gain.

The four suspects are all engineers working for Intel's OEM manufacturers in Taiwan, the CIB said in a statement.

According to CIB, the four suspects were selling these sample processors at online auction website ebay for huge profit.

During a raid to the suspects' residents last month in Taoyuan, police authorities confiscated a total of 178 sample CPUs, which is worth around NT$2.5 million according to estimation, the statement said.

The suspects admitted that they had sold over 500 of Intel engineering sample CPUs since 2009 during initiation investigations, the CIB said.

Engineering samples are the beta versions of chips that are meant only to be used for compatibility qualification tests. Typically, they are provided to OEM manufacturers prior to the chips commercial release to allow product development.

Such samples are sold in lower prices that the retail products and are also favored by users for having unlocked multipliers, allowing for easy overclocking.

Intel has not provied any comment.


Previous
Next
Apple Set to Unveil Media-Related Services        All News        Samsung To Showcase New Home Theater Systems And Audio Docks at CES 2012
Asus Transformer Prime to Get Android 4 Update And Unlocked Bootloader     PC Parts News      G-Technology External Drives Equipped With Faster Hitachi GST Hard Drives

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Intel Kaby Lake Processors Coming Soon
Slow PC Market Keeps Hurting Intel
Project Malmo, Which Lets Researchers Use Minecraft for AI research, Makes Public Debut
BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye Team Up to Bring Autonomous Driving to Streets by 2021
Intel Could Sell Cyber-Security Unit
Intel Tries To Reverse $1.2 Billion Antitrust Fine at Top EU Court
Intel 72-core Xeon Phi Chip Challenges GPUs In Machine Learning Applications
iPhone 7 To Have Intel Chips Inside
Intel Custom Foundry Certifies Mentor Graphics Tools for 10nm Tri-Gate Process
New Intel Xeon Processor E7 v4 Family Delivers 24-core Horsepower For Real-Time Analytics
Computex: Intel Launches 10-core Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition And Xeon Processor E3-1500v5 Family
Sony Joins Forces with Cogitai to Conduct Research and Development for Artificial Intelligence

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .