I just finished reading this article this morning regarding the a scam "some" retailers are pulling on customers. not only by switching processors, but fake Intel Chips as well. I thought this would be a important read for anyone planning on purchasing a new Intel chip. Link to News Article. Via Tech arp Counterfeit Intel Boxed Processors • Introduction • The Hazards How To Identify A Fake Intel Boxed Processor • Box Print Quality • Box Seal • Seal Sticker • Label How To Identify A Fake Intel Boxed Processor (Continued) • Plastic Container • Plastic Container Locks • Documentation How To Identify A Fake Intel Boxed Processor (Continued) • Fan Label • Smell???