Intel has said it is investigating a case of fake i7 processors being sold to
businesses and consumers.
The company said that it was looking into reports that a shipment of fake i7
920 processors had been sent to the well-respected parts seller Newegg.
Reportedly 300 fake processors were shipped to Newegg from a partner.
"Newegg is currently conducting a thorough investigation surrounding recent
shipments of questionable Intel Core i7-920 CPUs purchased from Newegg.com,"
said the company in a statement.