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Notebook maker Quanta accuses AMD of hawking faulty chips

By Matthew · 4 replies
Jan 4, 2012
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  1. AMD has been sued by Quanta Computer, the world's largest contract laptop manufacturer, for allegedly selling defective chips. In its San Jose, Calif. federal court filing, Quanta claims that it…

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  2. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,952   +1,286

    oh god, did the CPUs run at 100 degrees under full load? oh no...
  3. Eddo22

    Eddo22 TS Booster Posts: 164   +6

    It's my understanding that the ATI RS600ME is the integrated chipset...not the cpu. Quanta probably thought they could get away with an inferior cooling solution..or perhaps none at all?
  4. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,952   +1,286

    oh yea my bad, thats what i get for reading at 4 in the morning.
    Either way, its my guess that its BS. some laughable attempt to get some more money off of another lawsuit.
  5. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,262

    My guess is the Quanta CEO made a new years resolution to get rich quick

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