Beware of Fake NVIDIA Graphics Cards
The grey market has proved to be a headache for vendors across the
full spectrum of the channel and Nvidia becomes the latest in a long line
of manufacturers urging partners to steer clear of non-authorised
suppliers offering prices that are usually too good to be true.
“Reseller who do not purchase from authorised partners run the risk
of putting substandard products in their customer’s hands. That can
only lead to higher returns rates and damaged relationships with
consumers,” said Fiona Faulkner, senior director for sales for
She added that the problems reseller’s faced buying remarked
products would be to leave the customer with an inferior chip,
“sold in the guise of a higher-end part”.
The warning is mostly aimed at resellers, telling them to always check
the list of authorized partners in order to avoid the aforementioned
potential situations of damaged customer faith.