GeForce RTX 4090 scam

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Northwestrepair revealed the scam in a new video, with what should've been a brand new ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 4090 graphics card, with the protective foil on it and all, but it was all a sc am. Once the TUF Gaming RTX 4090 was pulled apart, the GPU was labeled "AD102" but it was not the AD102 GPU, it was the GA102 GPU which powers the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti.

The two GPUs are nearly the same size: 628mm2 versus 608mm2, so it wasn't obvious at first, but it seems someone has polished the die to remove the label, and then laser-etched brand new ones... quite elaborate. Northwestrepair also noticed that at least one of the memory modules was not 2GB, but 256MB... and they weren't GDDR6X memory at all.
 
Here is the full video on it . the gpu repair guy said the seller was from china :
 
I feel this scandal will make more people may want to test out used video cards on their own computer before buying it, so they can see if they are getting a video card with the right chip, and if it performs as fast as other video cards with the same GPU chip.
 
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