Chinese authorities seized 5,840 counterfeit AMD video cards worth more than $ 3 million in total.
China: They sold poor quality video cards as AMD
Chinese customs officials seized AMD video cards worth approximately 3 million dollars. PC Gamer reports that authorities have blocked at least 5,840 graphics cards from entering one of the country’s ports. The documents of the goods would arouse suspicion.
“Meilin Customs and Huanggang Customs conducted a joint inspection of the goods at the port of Huanggang, where it was found that three of the video card labels had been covered by other labels. It was found that the specifications and models indicated on the labels did not match the specifications and models declared. The batch of cards was then subjected to inspection, as required by law. In total there are 5,840 video cards that did not correspond to the declaration. The value of the goods has exceeded 20 million Yuan “. states the Chinese customs declaration.
Among the indicted products there would also be hardware passed off as AMD XFX Speedster SWFT 309 Radeon RX 6700 XT Core Gaming. The aforementioned model is highly regarded and just as difficult to find. The price is generally between € 500 and € 600, generating some interest in the counterfeiting market.