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I was looking at gpu's on a site I usually like to browse thru and came across this card and it seems a bit suspicious to me. I really is not my problem but I wouldn't want someone to buy an fake gpu.
Can someone conform this is legit or fake.
With the info I found online, it definitely looks fake, plus I like to follow every card available but this does not look like anything that nVidia would put out.

http://www.limundo.com/kupovina/Rac...256bit-GeForce-GTX650-DDR3-2GB-NOVO-/33658521
 

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Fake.

The PCB reminds me more of a 8800/9800GT. The 650 should have 384 Shaders, the 650Ti should have 768. The GPU-Z screenshot only shows 128...

Plus, the PCB shouldn't have an SLI connector.
 
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Fake, most likely a 9800 GT. It's also not possible for a GTX 650 to have a 256 bit memory bus.
 

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mega fake ...
 

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Agree with everyone who said FAKE.
 
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lol those Nvidia stickers are a dead giveaway
 

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Yeah I guess I'm going to have to report the person.
Thanks guys I knew I could count on you.
 

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@Devon68

All credit to you Dude, and i mean that.

1 having such a deep interest to do research like this.
2. having the knowledge to identify such a specific item
3. having the sense to get confirmation from a knowledgeable community.
4 having the conviction and morality to do something about it.


From "an oldie" ...well done ! :toast:

I wish you could get a speech bubble from your avatar. :)
 
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@Devon68 are you from serbia? Damn i thought you can get things like this only if you buy from shady chinese websites not europe... And 75 euros for that, what a rip off. I just wonder if they guy is aware about it and tries to cheat people or he doesnt know any better himself
 

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It's an obvious fake. It's using China Export fake CE logo.



Wouldn't want to speculate as to what it is.
 
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